Managing the Future
The Florida Department of Corrections
January 30, 1998
Goal 1-1: To properly assess, classify and place inmates and offenders according to their risk and needs.
Goal 1-2: Construct, operate, and maintain sufficient and appropriate prison capacity.
Goal 1-3: Operate safe and secure institutions and minimize disruptions in correctional facilities.
Goal 1-4: To provide sufficient numbers of qualified correctional and probation staff to achieve effective and efficient custody and supervision of sentenced offenders.
Goal 2-1: To contribute to recidivism reduction by providing educational and vocational programs, and related services that maximize offenders' functional skills in order to aid in their societal and institutional adjustment.
Goal 2-2: To provide effective basic health care treatment to inmates that reduces the potential spread of disease by unhealthy inmates inside the institution and those inmates scheduled for release.
Goal 2-3: To contribute to recidivism reduction by providing institutional and community based drug treatment programs and other services that aid offenders in the avoidance of substance abuse and their successful reintegration into the community.
Goal 2-4: To provide inmates the opportunity to discover and express their religious faith while incarcerated and to aid them spiritually and practically to turn away from their criminal lifestyles.
Goal 2-5: To place inmates in work assignments that produce substantive results, reduce inmate idleness and provide opportunities to improve working skills.
Goal 2-6: To find and initiate partnerships with public or private agencies/organizations that will further fulfillment of the department's mission.