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U.S.P. Alcatraz Rules & Regulations Free Digital Download

Rules & Regulations (8.4 MB)

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Welcome to Alcatraz...

You are entitled to food, clothing, shelter and medical attention. Anything else that you get is a privilege.

- U.S.P. Alcatraz, Rules and Regulations

Further Information

A digital download eBook in an Adobe PDF format, scanned and transcribed from the original documents

This FREE digital edition of the penitentiary’s Rules & Regulations is presented from an original and historic 1956 booklet issued to new inmates serving time on the Rock, and includes a fully searchable and printable plain text version. The Rules and Regulations are seen in their original form and offer readers a rare and honest glimpse of the rigid daily structure endured by inmates once held inside the walls of Alcatraz.

Included are several bonus materials, all fully searchable and printable. Materials include the Alcatraz Inmate Daily Activity Schedule, Escape and Riot Plans, the Alcatraz Cell Search Protocol for prison officers, an Alcatraz Inmate Roster which includes every inmate incarcerated at Alcatraz during the Federal Prison era from 1934 through 1963, and a Brief History of Alcatraz written by the Bureau of Prisons. All materials are presented unedited with content transcribed from the original documents.

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