Trivia Quiz On Basic Facilities And Laws For Inmates!

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North County Correctional Facility (NCCF) is a jail which is run by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and located in the northwest of Los Angeles. This jail was established in 1990 by Sheriff, Sherman Block and U. S President George Bush. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge and make you aware of the facilities and basic laws of inmates in prisons. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 30:1B-11, the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections is authorized to establish minimum standards for adult county correctional facilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Commissioner may exempt an adult county correctional facility from adherence to a rule or certain provisions or requirements of a rule in instances when strict compliance would result in: I. An undue hardship; II. An inability to meet a therapeutic, rehabilitative or medical need; III. An increase in staffing; or IV. A security risk to the overall management, safe or orderly operation of an adult county correctional facility.
    • A. 

      I, II and III

    • B. 

      II, III and IV

    • C. 

      I, II and IV

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What is the expiration date of a rule exemption?
    • A. 

      All rule exemptions shall expire 24 months the date of approval by the Commissioner.

    • B. 

      All rule exemptions shall expire 3 years from the date of approval by the Commissioner.

    • C. 

      All rule exemptions shall expire 1 year from the date of approval by the Commissioner.

    • D. 

      All rule exemptions shall expire 36 months from the date of approval by the Commissioner.

  • 4. 
    The effective date of a rule exemption shall be the date of the Commissioner's signature on Form 31--100 Request for Rule Exemption.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A request for a rule exemption may be submitted to the adult county correctional facility Administrator for review in accordance with internal management by: I. inmates II. staff III. visitors IV.committees procedures.
    • A. 

      II, III, AND IV

    • B. 

      I, II, AND IV

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The physical inspection and/or programmatic evaluation of adult county correctional facilities shall be conducted by:
    • A. 

      Staff from the Bureau of County Services, New Jersey Department of Corrections.

    • B. 

      Staff from the Office of County Services, New Jersey Department of Justice.

    • C. 

      Staff from the Office of County Services, New Jersey Department of Corrections.

  • 7. 
    An initial report of the findings of the physical inspections and/or the programmatic evaluations, listing all violations shall be submitted to the: 1. Sheriff or adult county correctional facility Administrator 2. County Assignment Judge 3. Commissioner 4. Freeholder Director or County Executive.
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      I, II AND III

    • C. 

      I, III AND IV

    • D. 

      I, II AND IV

  • 8. 
    The initial report shall contain a notice that corrective action must be effected or initiated within 90 days, and a date for re-inspection shall be scheduled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A reinspection shall be conducted noting the abatement status of all violations.  The final report of the finding of the physical inspections and/or programmatic evaluations shall be submitted to: I. Sheriff or adult county correctional facility Administrator II. County Assignment Judge III. Commissioner IV. Freeholder Director or County Executive.
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      I AND III

    • C. 

      I, II AND IV

    • D. 

      I AND IV

  • 10. 
    In the event acceptable corrective action has not been effected or initiated upon final reinspection, notice shall be forwarded, by certified mail, to the county stating that: Effective _________, the county shall cease to admit persons sentenced to State correctional facilities;
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      5 business days

    • C. 

      Immediately

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 11. 
    In the event acceptable corrective action has not been effected or initiated upon final reinspection, notice shall be forwarded, by certified mail, to the county stating that: Effective ______ after receipt of the notice, the county shall cease to admit persons sentenced to terms in said adult county correctional facility; and
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 12. 
    In the event acceptable corrective action has not been effected or initiated upon final reinspection, notice shall be forwarded, by certified mail, to the county stating that: Effective  ______ after receipt of the notice, the county shall cease to accept all persons sent to said adult county correctional facility.
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 13. 
    The Facility Administrator in conjunction with the County Executive is planning to remodel a wing of the existing jail.  Once approved by the freeholder board the County Executive may begin the planning stage and have the Facility Administrator draft a letter of intent to the Chief, Office of County Services, Department of Corrections. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The staff work stations and control rooms shall provide access to toilet facilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The design of the facility shall provide for all types of inmates to comingle in the living areas of the general population, such as disciplinary detention, protective custody, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    All general population sleeping units in new correctional facilities must be single occupancy units.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    You are working as the first line supervisor of the special management unit.  An officer approaches you and states that Inmate Flor has been extremely disruptive and has repeatedly managed to open his food port and throw food.  You order maintenance to install a padlock on his door to secure the food port. Your actions: 
    • A. 

      Conform with 10A as it is your responsibilty to manage a secure unit

    • B. 

      Contradict 10A as pusuant to 10A:31-8.5 only the maintenance superviosr can order it

    • C. 

      Conform with 10A as padlocks can be used in place of, or in addition to, a security lock on any door or window within the facility.

    • D. 

      Contradicts 10A as padlocks shall not be used in place of, or in addition to, a security lock on any door or window within the facility.

  • 18. 
    The illumination level shall provide at least _________ of illumination at desk level and in personal grooming areas of the inmate's sleeping unit.
    • A. 

      25 foot candles

    • B. 

      20 foot candles

    • C. 

      30 foot candles

    • D. 

      35 foot candles

  • 19. 
    Illumination throughout the remainder of the adult county correctional facility shall be appropriate for the task being performed and light fixtures shall be security tamper-proof recessed-type protected by laminated tempered glass or break-resistant plastic lenses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Visiting areas shall be designed for contact visiting, video visiting and non-contact visiting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    While making your rounds an inmate approaches you and states that Officer Smith has routinely locked the inmates in their cells during the feed.  The inmate proceeds to complain that he cannot eat his meal as his toilet has had plumbing issues and smells.  You should inform the inmate that:
    • A. 

      He should file a grievance

    • B. 

      Officer Smith is doing his job and there is no issue

    • C. 

      That he shall be permitted to eat outside of his cell moving forward

    • D. 

      That pusuant to 10A:31-3.5 he is subject to disciplinary charges

  • 22. 
    Adult county correctional facilities shall have a reception and discharge area. The space designed for the reception and discharge of inmates shall be constructed outside the security area but inside the inmates' living quarters.  There shall be one entrance for inmates and staff from a sally-port or safety vestibule into the receiving area with a minimum of corridors or passageways. Stairs should be avoided.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Single occupancy holding rooms shall have a minimum of __________ of floor area.
    • A. 

      100 square feet

    • B. 

      80 square feet

    • C. 

      60 square feet

    • D. 

      40 square feet

  • 24. 
    Multiple occupancy holding rooms shall have a minimum of _________ of floor area.
    • A. 

      100 square feet

    • B. 

      80 square feet

    • C. 

      60 square feet

    • D. 

      40 square feet

  • 25. 
    While supervising the intake area an inmate requests to use the telephone.  You tell him that he has to wait until he reaches the quarantine unit to use the phone. According to 10A:31-3.5 this is not a violation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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