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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Security & Institutional Management

Stan W. Czerniak
Stan W. Czerniak
Assistant Secretary
(850) 488-8181
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Ron Jones
Ron Jones
Deputy Assistant Secretary
(850) 410-4358
SunCom 210-4358
Jerry Vaughan
Jerry Vaughan
Deputy Assistant Secretary
(850) 410-4388
SunCom 210-4388

"The Secretary shall appoint an Assistant Secretary for Security and Institutional Management responsible for providing inmate work, offender programs, security administration, emergency operations response, and technical assistance to the regions." (F.S. 20.315(3)(c))

The Office for Security and Institutional Management's responsibilities include supervision of all five regions and operational management of all correctional facilities; auditing security at facilities; maintaining accreditation standards; assisting victims of crime; membership on the State Emergency Response Team (SERT); tracking incident reports; maintaining records on all offenders under supervision and inmates incarcerated; assisting law enforcement in their investigations; monitoring and interpreting court orders; establishing security standards for all facilities; maintaining extensive inmate transportation system; conducting various training programs on security issues, classification, records, sentence structure, and court orders as well as other related areas; overseeing youthful offender programs; and establishing policy and direction for all classification and records functions from reception to release.

The Bureaus of
Security and Institutional Management

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