Security and Institutional Management
Other sections within the Office for Security and Institutional Management:
Contact: Mark Lazarus, Asst. Admission and
(850) 488-9166, SC 278-9166
The Victim Services Section notifies victims of crime, the sheriff, state attorney, and sentencing judge in the jurisdiction where the inmate was sentenced of an offender's pending release. This section, located in the Bureau of Population Management, also maintains the inmate Court Ordered Payments database to ensure that victims receive court ordered restitution, and that fines and court costs are paid.
In FY 96-97 Victim Services:
Contact: Carol Butler, Training Programs
(850) 410-4585, 210-4585
The Specialized Training Section develops and teaches training programs adapted to meet the specific needs and requirements of the diverse areas of institutional management. Staff developed and continues to develop training programs for the following areas: Sentence Structure; Sentence Specialists Certified Training; Reception Center Training Programs for Receiving Officers and Commitment Coding Staff; Overview of Sentence Data for Central Office Staff; Comprehensive Classification Training and Regional Administrators. This section also uses the Corrections Distance Learning Network to train in the interpretation and use of FCIC/NCIC and the Court Ordered Payment System. The Specialized Training section staff also teaches outside agency Offender Based Information System (OBIS) classes and basic Correctional Probation Officer recruit training. Outside Agency OBIS training is a service provided to state law enforcement/criminal justice agencies requesting access to the Department of Corrections Offender Based Information System. This training includes security, confidentiality and an overview of designated offender program screens. This office has trained more than 1,000 users from areas including the Office of the Attorney General, and the Departments of Motor Vehicles, Labor, Revenue, Juvenile Justice, and Law Enforcement, the Governor's Office, members of the Florida Senate, House of Representatives, circuit courts, state attorneys, public defenders, county sheriff's and local police departments.
Contact: Tyrone Boyd, Corr Chaplaincy Services
(850) 488-9865, SC 278-9865
Chaplaincy Services is responsible for conducting or supervising multiple weekly worship services and religious studies to meet the religious needs of inmates; and recruiting, training and supervising citizen volunteers and church organizations. Chaplains are actively involved in counseling, crisis notifications, inmate orientation and visitation, as well as responding to the concerns of inmate family members. Overall, chaplains advocate for a healthy environment in which positive change can occur.
In FY 96-97, Chaplaincy Services:
Contact: Ken Snover, Management Review Specialist
(850) 410-4572, SC 210-4572
The Inmate Labor Office, located in the Bureau of Security Operations, is responsible for managing the Community Work Squad Program; contract management with the Departments of Transportation, and Agriculture and Consumer Services; management of inmate work; assignment quotas for work and programs; monitoring inmate utilization and issues of inmate idleness; rule and policy development; and legislative bill analysis.
In FY 96-97, this office: