MIL-HDBK-1037/4 1989 Edition, July 15, 1989
BRIGS AND DETENTION FACILITIES
Includes all amendments and changes through Interim Notice 1, September 4, 2014
Additional Comments: INACTIVE FOR NEW DESIGN
This handbook has been developed exclusively for the Navy as the result of the plan of action outlined in the Navy Disciplinary System Study and Facility Master Plan, 1985. The handbook specifies security criteria governing the design, materials, construction, and installation of utilities and permanent equipment in Waterfront Brig (Small), detention facilities and correctional custody units. While it is recognized that this handbook is intended for new construction, the materials, construction criteria, and installation of permanent equipment applies to the renovation or upgrade of existing brigs detention facilities, detention cells and spaces, and correctional custody units.
Policies and procedures contained herein are intended as justification for specific building criteria and are not binding upon existing facilities with different physical plants unless such policies and procedures are specifically contained in the current edition of SECNAVINST 1640.9, Department of the Navy Corrections Manual.