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Allowable Inmate Property

09/05/2013

Title 15 - Allowable Personal Property



The items listed below are acceptable for possession by male inmates, the quantity is not specified; however; it must conform with Custody Division Manual, section

5-06/050.00, "Individual Inmate Storage of Personal Effects."



PERSONAL PROPERTY



Beverage/Food items

Books (personal, religious, and library)

Clear zip lock baggy

Comb (non-metal, no rat-tail)

Contact lenses with plastic case

Cough drops

Dentures

Denture cleaner

Denture grip

Deodorant (non-aerosol)

Envelopes (legal or regular)

Eyeglasses

Greetings cards (5x7 max)

Hair conditioner

Hair gel

Hearing aid (extra batteries kept by medical staff only)

Legal folder

Lotion

Magazines

Mail (personal letters, post cards, telegrams)

Medical alert bracelet

Mentholatum

Mouthwash (alcohol free)

Pencils (wooden without metal eraser tip)

Petroleum jelly

Phone cards

Photos (3X5 min - 4X6 max)

Playing cards

Legal material including correspondence

Razor (disposable only, quantity 1)

Shampoo

Shaving brush

Shaving cream

Stamps (U.S. postage)

Sunglasses (medically prescribed or as needed while performing work assignments)

Facial tissues

Tooth brush

Tooth paste

Vending cards (only those assigned to inmate, up to three)

Wedding band (plain, no stones)

Writing tablet

Medication

Styrofoam cup

15" x 10" Document file

Eraser

Soap dish

Note book paper

Disinfectant wipes

Clasp envelope



The items listed below are acceptable for possession by male inmates with the allowable quantities indicated.



LINEN AND CLOTHING ITEMS

QUANTITY

1- Blanket

1- Sheet or mattress cover

1- Towel

1- Wash cloth

1 set- L.A. County issued jail uniform

1- L.A. County issued jail shoes

1 pr. - Shower shoes

1 pr. - Socks

2 pr. - Undershirt

3 - Underpants



Exceptions:

Exceptions to the above, for special inmate work assignments, or weather conditions, or safety shall require individual units to establish unit orders specific to their needs, (e.g., additional blankets, boots, jackets, etc.).



Transgender inmates who have had breast augmentation shall be allowed five (5) bras. Excess clothing and linen items (any clothing or linen other than those issued to inmates for a particular unit's clothing schedules or work assignments) are considered contraband.



Inmates assigned to the intake area of mental health housing shall be governed by Custody Division Manual section 5-01/050.00 Handling of Suicidal Inmates.



Inmates assigned to one-man cells, in other than mental health housing, shall have the standard mattress cover and bed sheets removed. To maintain compliance with California Title 15, the top bed sheet and mattress cover shall be replaced with a second blanket.



7-03/000.00 ALLOWABLE INMATE PROPERTY FEMALE INMATES



The items listed below are acceptable for possession by female inmates, the quantity is not specified; however; it must conform with Custody Division Manual, section



5-06/050.00, "Individual Inmate Storage of Personal Effects."



PERSONAL PROPERTY

Baby oil

Baby powder

Beverage Items/Food items

Books (personal, religious, and library)

Clear Plastic Zip Lock Baggy

Cold cream

Clasp envelope

Comb (non-metal, no rat-tail)

Contact lenses with plastic case

Cough drops

Dentures

Denture cleaner

Denture grip

Deodorant ( non-aerosol)

Disposable douche

Emery boards

Envelopes (legal or regular)

Eyebrow pencil

Eyeglasses

Eyeshadow

Greetings cards (5x7 max)

Hair brush

Eraser

Hair conditioner

Hair gel

Hair net

Hair rollers

Hand lotion

Hearing aid (extra batteries kept by medical staff only)

Legal folder

Lotion

Lipstick

Liquid makeup

Magazines

Mail (personal letters, post cards, telegrams)

Mascara

Medical alert bracelet

Mentholatum

Mouthwash (alcohol free)

Face Cleanser

Pencils (wooden without metal eraser tip)

Petroleum Jelly

Photos (3X5 Min - 4X6 Max)

Playing cards

Legal material including correspondence

Q-tips

Razor (disposable only, quantity 1)

Rosary

Shampoo

Shower cap

Stamps (U.S. postage)

Sunglasses (medically prescribed or as needed while performing work assignments)

Tampons

Facial Tissues

Tooth brush

Tooth paste

Vending cards (only those assigned to inmate, up to three)

Wedding band (plain, no stones)

Writing tablet

Disinfectant wipes

Medication

Styrofoam cup

Pony O's

Soap dish

Notebook paper

15" x 10" Document file

The items listed below are acceptable for possession by female inmates with the allowable quantities indicated.

LINEN AND CLOTHING ITEMS

QUANTITY

Blanket 1

Sheet or mattress cover 1

Towel 1

Wash cloth 1

L.A. County issued jail uniform 1 set

L.A. County issued jail shoes 1 pr.

Nightgown 1

Shower shoes 1 pr.

Jacket 1

Socks 2 pr.

Undershirt 2

Bras 5

Panties 5



Exceptions:



Exceptions to the above, for special inmate work assignments, or weather conditions, or safety shall require individual units to establish unit orders specific to their needs, (e.g., additional blankets, boots, jackets, etc.).



Excess clothing and linen items (any clothing or linen other than those items issued to inmates for a particular unit's clothing schedules or work assignments) are considered contraband.



Inmates assigned to the intake area of mental health housing shall be governed by Custody Division Manual section 5-01/050.00 Handling of Suicidal Inmates.



Inmates assigned to one-man cells, in other than mental health housing, shall have the standard mattress cover and bed sheets removed. To maintain compliance with California Title 15, the top bed sheet and mattress cover shall be replaced with a second blanket.







For further information regarding Title 15 regulations: http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/


















































Contact Information: Public Information Officer - 661-295-8840, pdcnorthpio@lasd.org












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