|Community Work Squads Earnings|
and Value Added/Cost Savings Report
Community Work Squads
Fiscal Year 2002-2003
The Department of Corrections has historically provided inmate labor, by way of Community Work Squads, to work for other governmental agencies such as the Department of Transportation and Department of Agriculture, cities, counties, municipalities and non-profit organizations.
In total, these Community Work Squads performed 6,388,034 hours of work valued at more than $64.2 million, and after costs, provided the citizens of Florida with a net cost savings/value added of $35.1 million. Through the process of making these inmate work squads available to other governmental agencies and non-profit organizations the Department is able to assist these outside entities with their needs while continuing to fulfill its mission of providing an efficient corrections system for the citizens of Florida.
Office of Security and Institutional Support
Bureau of Institutional Support Services
August 18, 2003
Florida Department of Corrections
James V. Crosby, Jr., Secretary