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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Issue 2

  1. Florida Department of Corrections Annual Report 1995-96.

  2. Table:

  1991-92 Appropriation1992-93 Appropriation1993-94 Appropriation1994-95 Appropriation1995-96 Appropriation1996-97 Appropriation
Total Dept. Appropriation$907,372,474$951,069,674$1,034,257,832$1,135,560,840$1,379,493,892$1,452,857,431
Drug Treatment24,325,66123,273,73630,905,71140,551,54241,005,34842,363,378
Total Rehab.39,539,82235,069,58044,716,60755,614,04057,568,25763,246,520
Rehabilitation Programs as Percent of Total Appropriations4.4%3.7%4.3%4.9%4.0%4.4%

  1. Eve Cantral, Bureau of Budget and Management Evaluation, Department of Corrections.

  2. Florida Department of Corrections Report "Recidivism Rates of Inmates Released from Florida's Prisons," February 28, 1997.

  3. UF Survey

  4. Paradox Special Education database, Florida Department of Corrections.

  5. Bill Woolley, Office of Education and Job Training, Florida Department of Corrections.

  6. Lester Dumas, Distance Learning Coordinator, Office of Education and Job Training, Florida Department of Corrections.

  7. "Educational Interventions in Correctional Settings," Florida Council on Vocational Education, 1995.

  8. Ibid.

  9. Tyrone Boyd, Correctional Chaplaincy Services Administrator, Florida Department of Corrections.

  10. Ibid.

  11. Section 946.002 (1) (b), FS.

  12. Inmate Idleness Reduction Activities Administered by the Department of Corrections. Office of Program Policy Analysis & Governmental Accountability (OPPAGA), Jan. 8, 1996

  13. Florida Department of Corrections Offender DataBase System.

  14. The value of inmate labor on Department of Transportation (DOT) work squads is based on DOT-determined value of unit cost for the type of work performed. The value of inmate work for public /intra-agency work projects was figured at $8.23 per hour for fiscal year 1995-96 as opposed to $4.25 per hour for the previous fiscal years. The base hourly value was determined from the Wage Summary Report for Employment Services Job Openings, prepared by the Department of Labor and Employment Security. The hourly wage includes benefits for Social Security, retirement, health and basic life insurance. (Ken Snover, Adult Services, Department of Corrections). Fiscal Year 1995-96 data for Charts 5-2 and 5-3 is from "Community Work Squads Earnings and Value Added/Cost Savings Report," dated August 23, 1996.

  15. OPPAGA Report, January 8, 1996, Op. Cit.

  16. Florida Department of Corrections Report, "Innovative Partnerships and Community Linkage Initiatives," January 1995.

  17. Richard Nimer, Probation and Parole Services Program Office, Department of Corrections.