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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

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Goals and Organizational Enhancements

Law Enforcement

  • Forty-two (42%) percent of inspectors became sworn law enforcement officers in May and June of 2002.
  • Continue to provide cross-over training for inspectors from correctional officer to law enforcement officer certification with a goal of all inspectors being law enforcement by 2004.
  • Provide statewide training to inspectors directly related to their law enforcement duties and responsibilities.
  • In conjunction the IG's Office obtaining law enforcement authority, the Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General have become active members of both the Florida Sheriffs Association and the Florida Police Chief Association.

Improve Investigative Process

  • Streamline the investigative process by developing an electronic short form to be used on minor cases. This enhancement will reduce turn around time on reports, and reduce paper flow and mailing costs.
  • Continue enhancements to investigations data system (IGLOGS) by interfacing with human resource database to insure proper identification and tracking of employee witnesses, complainants, and subjects.
  • Add injuries and weapons used fields to investigative database to improve ability to analyze the seriousness of violent incidents.