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§ 1360. Searches.

15 CA ADC § 1360Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 15. Crime Prevention and Corrections
Division 1. Board of State and Community Corrections
Chapter 1. Board of State and Community Corrections
Subchapter 5. Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities
Article 5. Classification and Segregation
15 CCR § 1360
§ 1360. Searches.
The facility administrator shall develop and implement written policies and procedures governing the search of youth, the facility, and visitors. Policies and procedures shall provide that:
(a) Searches shall be conducted to ensure the safety and security of the facility, public, visitors, youth, and staff.
(b) Searches shall be conducted in a manner that preserves the privacy and dignity of the person being searched, and shall not be conducted for harassment or as a form of discipline or punishment.
(c) Strip searches and visual or physical body cavity searches shall comply with Penal Code Section 4030.
(d) Physical body cavity searches shall only be conducted by a medical professional.
(e) Any youth held after a detention hearing shall only be strip searched with prior approval of a supervisor when there is reasonable suspicion based on specific and articulable facts to believe that youth is concealing contraband. The reasonable suspicion shall be documented.
(f) Searches of transgender and intersex youth shall comply with Section 1352.5.
(g) Cross-gender pat-down searches and strip searches are prohibited except in exigent circumstances or when conducted by a medical professional. Such searches must be justified and documented in writing.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 210 and 885, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 209, Welfare and Institutions Code.
1. New section filed 3-6-97; operative 4-5-97 (Register 97, No. 10).
2. Amendment of subsection (d) and repealer of subsections (d)(1)-(2) filed 1-11-2001; operative 2-10-2001 (Register 2001, No. 2).
3. Amendment filed 6-18-2007; operative 7-18-2007 (Register 2007, No. 25).
4. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-2-2013; operative 4-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 49).
5. Amendment filed 11-14-2018; operative 1-1-2019 (Register 2018, No. 46).
This database is current through 5/17/24 Register 2024, No. 20.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 15, § 1360, 15 CA ADC § 1360
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