Corrections, Department of

Report NumberRelease DateTitle
15-FDC 11/15 Study of Operations of the Florida Department of Corrections
15-08 10/15 Review of Department of Corrections and Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Processes for Correctional Officer Misconduct
13-08 4/13 Prison Volunteer Survey Indicates Overall Satisfaction and Potential for Expanded Roles
12-12 12/12 Registered Sex Offenders in Florida Communities Increased to Over 23,000; Transient Offenders Present Challenges
11-27 12/11 Pretrial Release Programs Generally Comply with Statutory Data Collection Requirements
11-21 11/11 Expansion Drug Courts Serving More Prison-Bound Offenders, but Will Not Fully Expend Federal Funds
10-54 10/10 Without Changes, Expansion Drug Courts Unlikely to Realize Expected Cost Savings
10-39 4/10 Zero Tolerance Policy Rescinded and Alternatives Implemented to Address Technical Violations
10-27 3/10 Intermediate Sanctions for Non-Violent Offenders Could Produce Savings
10-08 1/10 Pretrial Release Programs’ Compliance With New Reporting Requirements Is Mixed
09-44 12/09 Department of Corrections Should Maximize Use of Best Practices in Inmate Rehabilitation Efforts
09-38 10/09 Faith- and Character-Based Prison Initiative Yields Institutional Benefits; Effect on Recidivism Modest
09-07 1/09 Steps to Control Prison Inmate Health Care Costs Have Begun to Show Savings
08-71 12/08 While DMS Has Improved Monitoring, It Needs to Strengthen Private Prison Oversight and Contracts
08-60 10/08 Sex Offender Registration and Public Notification Improved; Some Aspects of the Process Could Be Streamlined
08-20 4/08 Corrections’ Contraband Effort Is Sound; Cell Phone Penalties and Warden Consistency Are Needed
08-16 3/08 Alternative Placements for the Correctional Education Program Would Be More Costly
08-12 3/08 Several Alternatives Could Be Used to Reduce Increasing Imprisonment of Persons Driving with Suspended Licenses
08-10 3/08 The Delays in Screening Sexually Violent Predators Increase Costs; Treatment Facility Security Enhanced
07-42 11/07 Electronic Monitoring Expanded to Target Communities’ More Dangerous Offenders
07-17 2/07 Higher Priority Should Be Given to Transition Services to Reduce Inmate Recidivism
07-16 2/07 Some Inmate Family Visitation Practices Are Not Meeting the Legislature’s Intent
07-15 2/07 Corrections Experiences Turnover and Vacancies, But Performance Not Diminished
07-14 2/07 Corrections Rehabilitative Programs Effective, But Serve Only a Portion of the Eligible Population
07-13 2/07 Department of Corrections Zero Tolerance Policy Increases Offender Scrutiny But Is Not Based on Risk to Public Safety
06-67 10/06 Progress Report: PRIDE Is Tightening Its Business Practices but Needs Greater Transparency
06-59 8/06 Progress Report: While Some Steps Have Been Taken, Office on Homelessness Needs to Enhance Efforts to Assist the Homeless Population Within the State
06-37 4/06 Several Deficiencies Hinder the Supervision of Offenders in the Community Corrections Program
06-21 3/06 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Corporation Made Progress But Needs More Narrow Focus
06-15 2/06 Parole Commission Operations Consistent with Its Mission; Clemency Workload Needs to Be Addressed
05-19 4/05 Electronic Monitoring Should Be Better Targeted to the Most Dangerous Offenders
05-17 3/05 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Corporation Has Not Addressed Its Responsibilities Fully
05-01 1/05 Economic Impact of Homelessness Is Significant; Improvements Needed at State and Local Levels
04-69 10/04 Correctional Substance Abuse Programs, While Few, Are Reasonably Efficient and Effective
04-61 8/04 Progress Report: Inmate Health Care Consolidation Progressing; Privatization Requires Agency Vigilance
04-60 8/04 Progress Report: Corrections Program Still Challenged by Inmate Idleness, Prison Planning, and Fleet Maintenance
04-59 8/04 Progress Report: Corrections Education and Rehabilitative Programs Significantly Reduced
04-58 8/04 Progress Report: More Efficient Use of Probation Officers and Prioritization of Victim Restitution Needed
04-50 8/04 Project HOPE Helped Break the Cycle of Prostitution and Solicitation, But Had Implementation Problems
03-68 12/03 PRIDE Benefits the State but Needs to Improve Transparency in Operations
02-096 11/01 Information Brief: Improvements Needed in Cost Management For Corrections Health Services and Overtime
01-55 11/01 Budget Reductions, Process Improvements Possible in Parole Commission Operations
00-23 12/00 Review of the Department of Corrections
00-12 9/00 Effectiveness and Monitoring of Martin Treatment Center for Sexually Violent Predators
99-58 6/00 Escape from Martin Treatment Center for Sexually Violent Predators
99-38 3/00 Courts Improve Caseload System; Need to Address Supplemental Resources
99-17 12/99 Department of Corrections Reorganization
98-69 2/99 Follow-up Report on the Department of Corrections' Correctional Officer Staffing
98-25 12/98 Follow-Up Report on Inmate Health Services Within the Department of Corrections
97-56 3/98 Follow-Up Report on the Gadsden Correctional Institution
97-51 2/98 Follow-Up Report on the Inmate Idleness Reduction Activities Administered by the Department of Corrections
97-13 10/97 Follow-up Report on Reincarceration in Florida's Prisons Administered by the Department of Corrections
96-70 3/97 Follow-up Report on the Institutional Substance Abuse Treatment Program Administered by the Department of Corrections
96-64 3/97 Follow-up Report on the Inmate Intake Process Administered by the Department of Corrections
96-51 2/97 Follow-up Report on the Community Work Squad Program Within the Department of Corrections
96-46 2/97 Follow-up Report on the Inmate Welfare Trust Fund & Institution-Based Accounts Administered by the Department of Corrections
96-22 11/96 Review of Inmate Health Services Within the Department of Corrections
96-07 9/96 Information Brief On The Rehiring of Correctional Officers Within the Department of Corrections
95-48 4/96 Performance Audit of the Gadsden Correctional Institution
95-28 1/96 Policy Review of the Department of Corrections' Correctional Officer Staffing
95-27 1/96 Policy Review of Inmate Idleness Reduction Activities Administered by the Department of Corrections
95-26 1/96 Review of Prison Population Forecasting in Florida
95-06 9/95 Policy Review of Reincarceration in Florida's Prisons Administered by the Department of Corrections
94-36 2/95 Status Report on Boot Camps in Florida Administered by the Department of Corrections and Department of Juvenile Justice
94-31 2/95 Performance Audit of the Community Work Squad Program Administered by the Department of Corrections
94-26 1/95 Performance Review of the Inmate Intake Process Administered by the Department of Corrections
94-21 12/94 Performance Audit of the Inmate Welfare Trust Fund and Institution-Based Accounts Administered by the Department of Corrections
12228 1/94 Performance Audit of the Prison Industries Program Administered by Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises, Inc.
12226 1/94 Performance Audit of the Implementation of Control Release Supervision Administered by the Florida Parole Commission and the Department of Corrections
12225 1/94 Performance Audit of the Correctional Education School Authority
94-12 11/94 A Performance Audit of the Institutional Substance Abuse Treatment Program Administered by the Department of Corrections
12191 11/93 Performance Audit of the Efforts to Identify, Prevent, and Treat Infectious Diseases by the Department of Corrections
12143 7/93 Performance Audit of the Inmate Classification Program Administered by the Department of Corrections
12039 4/93 Performance Audit of the Jail Inspection Program Administered by the Department of Corrections
12011 2/93 Performance Audit of the Use of Electronic Monitoring Within the Community Control Program Administered by the Department of Corrections
11779 12/91 Performance Audit of the Probation Supervision Program Administered by the Department of Corrections
11594 3/91 Performance Audit of the Prison Industries Program Administered by Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises, Inc.
11427 5/90 Performance Audit of the Department of Corrections' Management of Its Contract With National Corrections Management, Inc.
11334 12/89 Performance Audit of Correctional Education Within the Department of Corrections and Administered by the Correctional Education School Authority
11233 5/89 Performance Audit of Inmate Labor Programs Administered by the Department of Corrections
11139 12/88 Performance Audit An Overview of Release Policies and Programs Administered by the Department of Corrections
11001 3/88 Performance Audit of the Department of Corrections Community-Based Facilities Program
10871 6/87 Performance Audit of the Youthful Offender Program of the Department of Corrections
10675 4/86 Performance Audit of the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Corrections
10539 7/85 Performance Audit of the State Correctional Industries Program Administered by Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises, Inc.
10227 6/83 Performance Audit of the Correctional Industries Program of the Department of Corrections