§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.