Security and Institutional Management
Security Operations is responsible for the oversight of security in all Department of Corrections institutions and facilities. This office schedules and conducts all unannounced comprehensive security audits of institutions and establishes minimum security standards and policies. Additionally, the Office of Security evaluates existing and new security technology and prioritizes budget recommendations to the Secretary, identifying critical security deficiencies at major correctional facilities. Inmate drug testing, inmate work programs, security threat group intelligence and operation of a 24 hour duty officer desk are functions of the Bureau of Security as well.
Accomplishments in 1995-96: