§7-9-12. Inspection and supervision.
The superintendent shall be responsible for the manner in
which the institution is managed and conducted, shall reside at the
same, devote his time and attention to the proper business thereof,
and visit and examine into the condition of every department
thereof, and of each person confined therein, daily, or as often as
good order or necessity may require, and he shall exercise a
general supervision and direction in regard to all matters of
discipline, police regulation and business of the institution.