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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Security and Institutional Management

Bureau of Admission and Release


Ron Kronenberger
Bureau Chief
(904) 413-9337
SUNCOM 293-9337

The Bureau of Admission and Release is responsible for the audit and legal sufficiency of commitment documents, the accuracy of automated release date calculations, fugitive identification coordination, sentence data training, affidavits and testimony for court proceedings, grievances on sentence data and release date issues, authorizing release for incarcerated state inmates, and coordination with and assistance to judicial and criminal justice officials on sentencing issues.

Accomplishments in 1995-96:

  • In partnership with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, was instrumental in developing a standardized system for obtaining blood specimens for DNA typing to establish a database to assist law enforcement in criminal investigations.
  • Initiated and implemented "Introduction to Sentence Structure Training" for over 250 institutional staff.
  • Instructed authorized government and criminal justice agencies in the use and understanding of the Offender Based Information System; allowed direct access to offender information on terms of incarceration, custody, location, and supervision terms.
  • Developed and began testing of a database program that displays sentence structure in a readable format for cases involving revocation of probation and court ordered modification cases.

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