a. The commander, who serves as fund custodian.
b. The deputy commander, who serves as fund recorder.
c. The chaplain.
d. The senior corrections NCO.
e. Other members of the staff as designated by the facility commander.
21. Items commonly purchased through the prisoner morale support fund include:
b. Dayroom equipment.
c. Items for the dining facility, other than items of issue, such as pictures and curtains.
d. Radios, television sets.
Note: The prisoner morale support fund is a separate fund and must not be confused with the
prisoner's personal deposit fund, which may be used for purchase of recreational and welfare
items by individual prisoners.
22. Prisoner Personal Deposit Fund. With the approval of the facility commander, prisoners may
be authorized to obtain funds from their personal deposit fund accounts to purchase those
recreational and welfare items not available through the facility welfare fund or those agencies or
activities discussed above. Recreational and welfare items commonly purchased by prisoners
with their own funds include:
a. Correspondence courses (other than self-study program or service schools).
c. Religious items.
d. In addition, prisoners may be authorized to withdraw funds required for the payment of
debts or to send these funds to their home for the purpose of family support.
23. Prisoner Welfare Items. Prisoners may be permitted to keep certain welfare-related items in
their possession. Quantities of such items are determined by the facility commander and set
forth in facility rules and regulations. Prisoners should be permitted to keep in their possession
the welfare items listed below:
a. Bibles, missals, religious pamphlets, prayer books, or other scripture-related materials
approved by the facility chaplain.