The Unit Manager may make an exception to the provisions to this section if the publication is no longer available from the publisher, book club or book store. The Unit Manager shall require that the inmate provide written documentation that the publication is no longer available from these sources. The approval of any request for an exception is to be documented, in writing, on an Authorization to Receive a Package which will be used to secure the item. An inmate may receive hard-cover publications only from a publisher or a book club. Accumulation of publications will be limited to five (5) magazines (not to be more than three (3) months old) and to the amount that can be neatly stored in the locker and/or shelf provided in each room because of sanitation, and fire safety reasons. The Unit Manager may allow more space for legal publications upon request.
The Warden will reject a publication if it is determined to be detrimental to the security, good order or discipline of the institution, or if it might facilitate criminal activity. Publications which may be rejected by the Warden include, but are not limited to, publications which meet one of the following criteria:
It depicts or describes procedures for the construction or use of weapons, ammunition, bombs, or incendiary devices.
It depicts, encourages, or describes methods of escape from correctional facilities, or contains blueprints, drawings, or similar descriptions of Bureau of Prisons’ institutions.
It depicts or describes procedures for the brewing of alcoholic beverages or the manufacture of drugs.
It is written in code.
It depicts, describes, or encourages activities which may lead to the use of physical violence or
It encourages or instructs in the commission of criminal activity.
It is sexually explicit material that by its nature or content poses a threat to the security, good order, or discipline of the institution.
INMATE TELEPHONE SYSTEM
This institution has an Inmate Telephone System (ITS). The ITS has both debit and collect calling capabilities. Phone conversations are limited to fifteen minutes, with a fifteen-minute waiting period after a successfully completed call. Each inmate is limited to thirty (30) telephone numbers. Inmates may transfer phone credits seven days a week after 4:30 p.m. utilizing the ITS. Inmates will be given written telephone procedures upon receipt of a Personal Identification Number (PIN) from the Business Office. Emergency calls will be handled through unit staff or the Chaplain on a case-by-case basis. Three-way phone calls are not permitted and will result in disciplinary action. All inmate calls are subject to being monitored.