Develop model to determine future fixed capital
outlay and operations needs as related to population
increases based on custody level and housing
Expand use of electronic classrooms statewide.
Create automated close management and protective
management systems to streamline reviews for state
classification process. Complete consolidation of the
male close management population to three institutions,
to ensure maximum access to services and
programming while minimizing costs.
Implement plans for developmentally disabled
inmates to insure they receive protection within the
system, appropriate programming opportunities
and assistance in developing release plans.
Implement statutory requirements outlined in
Senate Bill 912 Criminal Rehabilitation Act that
authorizes major expansions in transition assistance
for inmates. Contribute to the reduction of recidivism
through the continued expansion of faith-based
programs and increased use of volunteer
mentors in all areas of the institution including
Complete the automation and implementation of
the following classification processes: Administrative
Confinement placement and review; Close Management
placement and review; Protective Management
placement and review; and the progress report
process, all of which will assist in inmate case
management and administrative monitoring.
Improve cashless canteen inventory system to
include standardized pricing and centralized inventory
Amend F.S. 945.215 to increase weekly inmate draw
from $45 to an amount specified by the Secretary to
be expended for personal use on canteen and
vending machine items.
Recommend videotaping court hearings of Jimmy
Ryce inmates who will appear on camera from
prison, reducing the cost to the Department of
Children and Families.
Amend Chapter 944.31 to give the Secretary
authority to designate inspectors within the Office
of the Inspector General as sworn law enforcement
officers. This action will streamline the
departmentís investigative process and reduce the
need for outside law enforcement to respond to
internal DC matters, particularly in the area of