Chapter 11 – Dress And Safety Codes


Upon conclusion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Describe dress codes applicable for all penal institutions.
  • Summarize safety codes applicable for all penal institutions.
  • Give guidelines for surviving a hostage incident.


Most penal institutions have specific dress and safety codes. Be sure to inquire about these, and ask for them in writing if they are available. In this chapter, you will learn general dress and safety codes applicable to all institutions. You will also learn how to survive a hostage incident, in the rare instance that one should ever occur.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.