Of 53 items in the Regulations book, these are some of note…
You are required to work at whatever you are told to do.
YOU MAY BE STOPPED AND SEARCHED AT ANY TIME.
YOUR CELL IS SUBJECT TO SEARCH AT ANY TIME.
Loud talking, shouting, whistling, singing or other unnecessary noises are not permitted. You are permitted to hold QUIET conversations and to play games QUIETLY with your adjoining neighbor ONLY.
Do not exceed the ration. Do not waste food.
Boisterous conduct will not be tolerated in the dining room.
You must eat all that you take.
You are not permitted to wear your hair in an unusual manner or have any special haircut.
You must be clean shaven at all times. No special beards, mustaches, or goatees are allowed.
Do not take issue with an Officer, foreman, supervisor or civilian employee on account of any order he may issue to you. IF it should seem to you that such person is exceeding his authority or abusing his office, do not argue. Follow his instructions and report the matter to the Associate Warden after the duty is performed.
Guitars and other stringed instruments may be played in the cellhouse in a QUIET manner only between the hours of 5:30 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.. No singing or whistling accompaniments will be tolerated.
SPECIAL PURCHASES: There is no commissary at Alcatraz. The institution supplies all your needs.
One pack of cigarettes may be issued to each inmate in good standing, each Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening.