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NYCDOC Department Directive 4020R-A Department Definitions of Inmate Categories

NYCDOC Department Directive 4020R-A Department Definitions of Inmate Categories

New York City Department of Correction, “Department Definitions of Inmate Categories,” 4020R-A effective January 19, 2007.

This directive gives the New York State Department of Correction’s definitions of each category of incarcerated persons in their custody, including those in segregation.

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Keywords: punitive segregation, close custody, pre-hearing detention, administrative escort