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Correctional Industries. Presentation to the Senate Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations January 24, 2008. PRIDE Workstations (as of June 30 each year). Prison Population Growth. The Need for Change.

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Correctional Industries

Presentation to the

Senate Committee on Criminal and

Civil Justice Appropriations

January 24, 2008


PRIDE Workstations(as of June 30 each year)


Prison PopulationGrowth


The Need for Change

  • Increase the percentage of inmates working by expanding opportunities of prison industry through private sector competition.

  • Vision: Employ at least 10% of inmates in paid inmate labor programs no later than 2012.


PRIDE SALES


NOTE: In 1976, the Legislature appropriated $11 million to expand the prison industries program to 2,000 workstations (when Florida had 20,000 inmates).


Correctional Industries:Focusing on the Fundamentals

  • Anti-Recidivism – Reinforce relevant education, training, and post-release job placement.

  • Security – Reduce of idleness of inmates.

  • Saving Taxpayers – Reduce costs of state government by reducing future recommitments.

  • Public Safety – Reduce future victimization of Floridians through proven rehabilitative methods.


Proposal


Correctional Industries

Presentation to the

Senate Committee on Criminal and

Civil Justice Appropriations

January 24, 2008


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