2911.2800 Administrative Segregation

Published: 2015

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Subpart 1.

Administrative segregation.

Each facility administrator or designee shall develop and implement policies and procedures for administrative segregation.

Subp. 2.

Separate and secure housing.

Administrative segregation shall consist of separate and secure housing, but shall not involve any more deprivation of privileges than is necessary to obtain the objective of protecting the inmate, staff, or public.

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 38 SR 523]

Subp. 4.


Written policy and procedure shall provide that the status of inmates in administrative segregation is reviewed every seven days. These policies shall provide:


that the review is documented and placed in the inmate's file;


that the inmate in administrative segregation receive visits from the facility administrator or designee a minimum of once every seven days as a part of the administrative review process; and


that the review process that is used to release an inmate from administrative segregation is specified.

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 38 SR 523]

Subp. 6.

Protective custody.

Written policy and procedure shall provide that an inmate is separated from the general population for purposes of protective custody only when there is documentation that protective custody is warranted and segregation is the least restrictive alternative available.

Subp. 7.

Deprivation report.

Written policy and procedure shall provide that whenever an inmate in administrative segregation is deprived of any usually authorized item or activity, a report of the action is made and forwarded to the facility administrator or designee.