Policies and Procedures

Some Department of Corrections policies of interest to the public are available to download in Adobe Acrobat format. Policies are being added periodically and the website will be updated on a quarterly basis.

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Department Wide

Book Policy (.pdf 321 KB)
1.01 Establishment of the Department (.pdf 67KB)
1.02 Mission Statement, Guiding Principles and Goals (.pdf 74 KB)
1.06 Prohibition of Discrimination (.pdf 112KB)
1.22 Freedom of Access Act and Other Information (.pdf 122 KB)
3.09 Equal Employment Opportunity (.pdf 309 KB)
3.27 Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking and the Workplace (.pdf 90 KB)
6.11 Sexual Misconduct (Prisoner Rape Elimination Act and Maine Statutes) (.pdf 274 KB)
7.02 Allegations of Abuse or Neglect (.pdf 146 KB)
7.03 Office of Professional Review - Investigations (.pdf 128 KB)

Adult Community Corrections

2.04 - Use of State Owned and Personal Vehicles (.pdf 167 KB)
8.01 - Official Identification (.pdf 142 KB)
8.02 - Communication betweeen Staff, Regional Correctional Administrators, Associate Commissioner and DOC facility (.pdf 88KB)
8.03 - Use of State issued Pagers and Telephones (.pdf 85 KB)
8.04 - Supervisory Case Management Reviews (.pdf 154 KB)
8.05 - Appearance Standards (.pdf 152 KB)
9.01 - Split Sentences and Straight Probation - Intake and Reporting (.pdf 87 KB)
9.02 - Case Records / Security (.pdf 151 KB)
9.05 - Supervision of Parolees (.pdf 85 KB)
9.06 - Restitution (.pdf 161 KB)
9.07 - Sex Offender Management (.pdf 191 KB)
9.08 - Maranda Warning (.pdf 149 KB)
9.09 - Search and Seizure (.pdf 157 KB)
9.10 - Canine Drug Searches (.pdf 151 KB)
9.11 - Case Transfers and Courtesy Supervision (.pdf 155 KB)
9.12 - Out of State Travel (.pdf 153 KB)
9.13 - Arrest (.pdf 232 KB)
9.14 - Police Informant (.pdf 145 KB)
9.15 - Early Termination of Probation or Conversion to Administrative Release (.pdf 152KB)
9.16 - Probation Violation (.pdf 177 KB)
9.17 - Property Evidence / Management (.pdf 127 KB)
10.03 - Furlough Investigations (.pdf 152 KB)
10.04 - Pardons and Communtations (.pdf 158 KB)
18.05 - Health Care (.pdf 287 KB)
18.08 - Communicable Disease Infection and Control, Bloodborne, Pathogens and Other Infectuous Body Materials (.pdf 213 KB)
18.08.2 - Communicable Disease Infection Control, Airborne Pathogens (.pdf 215KB)
29.01 - Community Corrections Client Grievance Process, General (.pdf 191 KB)

Adult Facility

10.01 Prisoner Allowable Property (pdf 120 KB)
11.01 - Prisoner Records General (.pdf 157 KB)
11.02 - Confidentiality of Prisoner Information (.pdf 214 KB)
11.03 - Prisoner Administrative, Etc., Records (.pdf 191 KB)
11.04 - Prisoner Financial Records (.pdf 151 KB)
11.05 - Calcuation of Prisoner Release Date (.pdf 194 KB)
11.06 - Prisoner Records Management (.pdf 174 KB)
11.07 - Transfer of Prisoner Records, General (.pdf 100 KB)
12.01 - Facility Maintenance (.pdf 240 KB)
12.03 - Safety Program General Guidelines (.pdf 207 KB)
12.04 - Physical Plant and Prisoner Housing Requirements (.pdf 237KB)
15.01 - Administrative Segregation Status (.pdf 170 KB)
15.02 - Disciplinary Segregation Status (.pdf 143 KB)
15.03 - Protective Custody Status (.pdf 144 KB)
16.01 - Food Service Management, General (.pdf 223 KB)
16.02 - Meal Planning and Scheduling, General Guidelines (.pdf 102 KB)
16.03 - Special Diets (.pdf 96 KB)
17.01 - Sanitation and Hygiene, General Guidelines (.pdf 196 KB)
17.02 - Pest and Vermin Control (.pdf 98 KB)
17.03 - Prisoner Personal Hygiene, General Guidelines (.pdf 115KB)
17.04 - Prisoner Clothing Bedding, and Linen (.pdf 103KB)
17.05 - Laundry Service Operations, General (.pdf 113KB)
18.01 - Governance and Administration (.pdf 230 KB)
18.02 - Privacy of Care (.pdf 109 KB)
18.03 - Access to Health Care Services (.pdf 210 KB)
18.04 - Health Screening and Assessment (.pdf 165 KB)
18.05 - Healthcare (.pdf 280 KB)
18.06 - Mental Health Services (.pdf 291KB)
18.06.1 - Mental Health Unit (.pdf 82 KB)
18.07 - Pharmaceuticals (.pdf 221 KB)
18.08 - Communicable Disease & Infection Control, General (.pdf 174KB)
18.21 - Prisoner Death (.pdf 112 KB)
19.01 Legal Rights of Prisoners (pdf 132 KB)
21.02 Prisoner Mail (pdf 120 KB)
21.03 Prisoner Telephone System (pdf 103 KB)
21.04 Prisoner Visitation (.pdf 119 KB)
23.04 Assessment and Case Management (.pdf 183 KB)
23.05 Prisoner Out of State Transfer (.pdf 118 KB)
23.07 Young Adult Offenders Program (.pdf 293 KB)
24.01 Administration of Programs and Services (.pdf 152KB)
24.02 Counseling and Treatment Services (.pdf 146 KB)
24.03 Religious Services, General Guidelines (.pdf 189 KB)
24.04 Library Services, General Guidelines (.pdf 128 KB)
24.05 Educational Programming Opportunities (.pdf 137 KB)
24.06 Recreation Programming General Guidelines (.pdf 76 KB)
26.01 Community Volunteer Programs, General Guidelines (pdf 161 KB)

Juvenile Community Corrections

6.04 Juvenile Sex Offender Notification (.pdf 107 KB)
8.01 Confidentiality of Juvenile Community Services Client Information (.pdf 149 KB)
8.05 Apperance Standards (.pdf 152 KB)
9.01 Case Management (.pdf 187 KB)
9.02 Interstate Compact on Juveniles (.pdf 196 KB)
9.03 Pre-Adjudication Functions (.pdf 156 KB)
13.08 Communicable Disease and Infection Control, Bloodborne Pathologens, and Other Infectious Body Materials (.pdf 147 KB)
13.08.2 Communicable Disease and Infection Control, Airbone Pathogens (.pdf 200 KB)
20.01 Furlough Pass / Furlough Leave Program (.pdf 162 KB)
29.01 Community Corrections Client Grievance Process, General (.pdf 191 KB)

Juvenile Facility

10.01 Observation Status (.pdf 173 KB)
10.02 Suicide Prevention Procedures (.pdf 129 KB)
10.03 Intensive Behavior Management Status (.pdf 110 KB)
11.01 Meal Planning (.pdf 169 KB)
11.02 Meal Service (.pdf 132 KB)
11.03 Safety and Sanitation for Food Service (.pdf 176 KB)
11.04 Special Diets (.pdf 123 KB)
11.05 Nutricianal Adequancy of Reisdent Diets (.pdf 153 KB)
11.06 Food Service Management, General (.pdf 204 KB)
12.01 Housekeeping and Inspection of Sanitation Practices (.pdf 184 KB)
12.02 Pest Control (.pdf 156 KB)
12.03 Resident Clothing, Bedding, and Linen (.pdf 173 KB)
12.04 Resident Personal Hygiene, General Guidelines (.pdf 115 KB)
12.05 Laurndry Service Operations, General (.pdf 109 KB)
12.06 Waste Management (.pdf 91KB)
13.01 Governance and Administration (.pdf 197 KB)
13.02 Privacy of Care (.pdf 154 KB)
13.03 Access to Health Care Services (.pdf 153 KB)
13.04 Health Screening and Assessments (.pdf 193 KB)
13.05 Health Care (.pdf 273KB)
13.06 Mental Health Services (.pdf 239 KB)
13.07 Pharmaceutical (.pdf 249 KB)
13.08 Communicable Disease (.pdf 107KB)
13.08.1 Communicable Disease & Infection Control, Bloodborne Pathogens & other Infectious Body Materials (.pdf 148 KB)
13.08.2 Communicable Disease & Infection Control, Airborne Pathogens (.pdf 200 KB)
13.09 Health Care Records (.pdf 169 KB)
13.11 Ectoparasite Control (.pdf 92 KB)
13.12 Accommodations for Residents with Disabilities or other Special Needs (.pdf 100 KB)
13.14 Food Service Requirements (.pdf 101 KB)
13.15 Health Care Staff Training
13.16 Provision of Training by Health Care Staff (.pdf 160 KB)
13.17 Health Promotion (.pdf 74 KB)
13.18 Forensic Information or Evidence (.pdf 34 KB)
13.19 Movement and Transport for Health Care Services (.pdf 104KB)
13.20 Health Care Staff (.pdf 98 KB)
13.21 Resident Death (.pdf 163 KB)
13.22 Consent to HIV Testing and Disclosures of the Test Results (.pdf 179 KB)
14.01 Legal Rights of Residents (.pdf 92 KB)
14.02 Programmatic Rights & Responsibilities of Residents (.pdf 107KB)
14.03 Rights of Disabled Residents (.pdf 108KB)
14.04 Individual Rights (.pdf 102KB)
14.07 Resident Marriages (.pdf 106KB)
15.01 Behavior Reinforcement, Redirection, and Modification (.pdf 118KB)
15.02 Behavior and Skill Development (.pdf 122KB)
15.03 Resident Discipline System (APA Policy) (.pdf 172KB)
15.04 Drug & Alcohol Testing of Juvenile Clients (.pdf 150KB)
15.05 Time Out for Behavior Control (.pdf 154KB)
16.01 Resident Mail (.pdf 160 KB)
16.02 Access to Telephone (.pdf 124 KB)
16.03 Visitation (.pdf 178KB)
17.01 Admissions (.pdf 163KB)
17.02 Legal Authority (.pdf 182KB)
17.03 Resident Property (.pdf 173KB)
17.04 Orientation (.pdf 166KB)
18.01 Risk Need Assessment (.pdf 107KB)
18.02 Classification Committee (.pdf 195 KB)
18.03 Case Plan (.pdf 107 KB)
18.04 Custody Levels (.pdf 96KB)
18.05 Resident Transfers (.pdf 105KB)
19.01 Administration of Programs (.pdf 172KB)
19.02 Programs and Services (.pdf 131 KB)
19.03 Library Services (.pdf 163 KB)
19.04 Recreation and Resident Activities (.pdf 174KB)
19.05 Religious Services (.pdf 162KB)
19.06 Social Services (.pdf 159KB)
19.07 Cognitive Behaviorial Programming-Maine Operating Approach (.pdf 181KB)
19.08 Substance Abuse Services (.pdf 19.08 KB)
19.12 Work Assignments (.pdf 167 KB)
19.15 Volunteer Services (.pdf 193KB)
20.01 Furlough Leave Program - APA Policy (.pdf 162KB)
20.02 Community Reintegration (.pdf 175KB)
21.01 Facility Maintenance (.pdf 240 KB)
21.02 Hazzardous Materials Control Program (.pdf 161 KB)
21.03 Safety Program, General Guidelines (.pdf 207 KB)
21.04 Physical Plant and Resident Housing Requirements (.pdf 229 KB)
22.01 Resident Records, General (.pdf 161 KB)
22.02 Confidentiality of Resident Information (.pdf 224 KB)
22.03 Resident Adminstrative, Case Management, Health Care, Substance Abuse Treatment, and Program Records (.pdf 190 KB)
22.04 Resident Financial Records (.pdf 152 KB)
22.05 Calculation of Resident Discharge Date - Shock Sentences (.pdf 155 KB)
22.06 Resident Records Management (.pdf 186 KB)
22.07 Transfer of Resident, Records, General (.pdf 156 KB)
29.01 Resident Grievance Process General (.pdf 224 KB)