Criminal

Prisoner Checkout of Jail

By December 10, 2015 No Comments

A Checkout of prisoners in the custody of the Fort Worth Police Department.

1. Prisoners will only be transported from one facility to another facility under the following circumstances:

a. To conduct a live lineup, or

b. If the prisoner is suspected of a sensational or notorious crime such as a homicide, serial rape, etc., or

c. To execute a search warrant of the hair, blood, etc., or
d. If translation services are required, or

e. If exigent circumstances exist on a serious felony case. This determination will be made by the detective’s section lieutenant.

2. If the above criteria exists, the officer or detective will contact the jail supervisor who will be responsible for arranging transport of a prisoner.

3. The officer or detective must proceed to jail supervisor office to sign the check-out log before taking custody of the prisoner.

4. Prisoners charged with lessor offenses may be interviewed at or checked out from the jail facility. To expedite the process and to assure the availability of the prisoner, it is recommended officers contact the facility prior to their arrival.

Francisco Hernandez

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