Reference Number: CTAS-1353
Pursuant to state regulations, each jail must have a space where inmates are received, searched, showered, and issued clothing (if provided by the facility) prior to assignment to the living quarters. Rules of the Tennessee Corrections Institute, Rule 1400-1-.04(10).
An intake form must be completed for every person admitted to the jail and must contain the following information, unless otherwise prohibited by statute:
- Booking number;
- Date and time of intake;
- Name and aliases of person;
- Last known address;
- Date and time of commitment and authority therefore;
- Names, title, signature and authority therefore;
- Specific charges;
- Date of birth;
- Place of birth;
- Last place of employment;
- Name and relationship of next of kin;
- Address of next of kin;
- Driver’s license and social security numbers;
- Disposition of vehicle, where applicable;
- Court and sentence (if sentenced inmate);
- Notation of cash and property;
- Bonding company;
- Amount of bond;
- Date of arrest;
- Warrant number;
- Court date and time;
- Cell assignment;
- Fingerprints; and,
- Criminal history check.
Rules of the Tennessee Corrections Institute, Rule 1400-1-.14(1).
The admitting officer must assure himself or herself that each prisoner received is committed under proper legal authority. Rules of the Tennessee Corrections Institute, Rule 1400-1-.14(2). See T.C.A. §§ 8-8-201(a)(3) and 41-4-103(a).