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NCJ Number: 67547 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: WORK RELEASE POLICY STATEMENT
Author(s): ANONYMOUS
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE WYOMING BOARD OF CHARITIES AND REFORM (BCR) POLICY STATEMENT ON THE WORK RELEASE PROGRAM TO BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH STATE-RUN CONFINEMENT INSTITUTIONS IS PRESENTED.
Abstract: STATEMENTS OF AUTHORITY FOR THE PROGRAM'S OPERATION AND PURPOSE ARE OUTLINED. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES ARE DESCRIBED ACCORDING TO SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES AND CASEWORKERS' DUTIES. INMATES' ACCEPTANCE TO THE PROGRAM IS BROKEN DOWN ACCORDING TO ELIGIBILITY, ACCEPTABILITY, AND SUITABILITY CRITERIA. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA INCLUDE STATEMENTS OF INMATES' CRIMES, INMATES' RISK FACTOR, AND THEIR PSYCHOLOGICAL STANDING. ACCEPTABILITY CRITERIA LISTED INVOLVE SUCH FACTORS AS HAVING NO INVOLVEMENT IN ORGANIZED CRIME OR NARCOTICS TRAFFIC AND HAVING NO MEDICAL CONDITIONS THAT WOULD IMPEDE SCHOOL OR JOB PERFORMANCE. SUITABILITY CRITERIA REFER TO AVAILABLE JOB CONDITIONS, SUPERVISORY CONDITIONS, OR BENEFIT OR WAGE PREREQUISITES. THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS DESCRIBED, WITH THE ROLES OF INSTITUTIONAL CASEWORKERS, THE ADMINISTRATION, AND THE BCR DESIGNATED. THOSE BODIES RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE NAMED. DISBURSEMENTS OF INMATES' EARNINGS ARE PROVIDED FOR, AS ARE THE TERMS FOR INMATES' TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE JOB. FINALLY, CONDITIONS CALLING FOR AN INMATE'S REMOVAL FROM WORK RELEASE STATUS ARE LISTED. AN APPENDIX LISTS THE OFFENSES THAT FALL UNDER THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND THOSE WHICH DO NOT.
Index Term(s): Correctional planning; Inmate Programs; Work release; Wyoming
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