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Direct Supervision. Direct Supervision is an inmate management system that is proactive. It is designed to stop negative behavior before it begins! It relies on staff ability to supervise!. 2-4123.

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direct supervision
Direct Supervision
  • Direct Supervision is an inmate management system that is proactive. It is designed to stop negative behavior before it begins!
  • It relies on staff ability to supervise!
2 4123
  • Revised January 2001. Institutions are divided into distinct, semiautonomous management units that encourage positive staff/inmate interactions and effective communication. Staff within each management unit are delegated the authority to make decisions regarding security classification, services, and programs for inmates within the unit.
3 4130
  • Revised August 1995. Dayrooms with space for varied inmate activities are situated immediately adjacent to the inmate sleeping areas. Dayrooms provide a minimum of 35 square feet of space per inmate, etc.
  • And 3-4131 Dayrooms provide sufficient seating and writing surfaces. Dayroom furnishings are consistent with the custody level of the inmate assigned.
new generation jail
“New Generation Jail”
  • A management philosophy
  • Backed by a supervisory style for inmates/prisoners
  • Supported by a physical plant design
  • That places staff face to face with full responsibility for the management of behavior.
continuum of supervision
Continuum of Supervision

Region of verbal control

Region of Physical Control

Inmate Escalates

Use of Force

Deadly Force

Verbal Request

Verbal Command

Verbal Warning



Staff De-escalate

some sample goals
Some Sample Goals
  • Receive 90% or better on next week’s inspection
  • Search 50% of the cells by next Tuesday
  • Complete counts within 15 minutes
  • Get 20% of the offenders involved in unit/pod activities
  • Reduce reportable incidents by 10%
sample action plan to achieve 90 or better on sanitation inspection
Sample action planto achieve 90% or better on sanitation inspection
  • Inspect daily start date
  • Train cleaners start date
  • Train inmate Wilson start date
  • Split cleaning detail date
  • Order cleaning supplies date
  • Implement and monitor how?

9 Steps to Effective Inmate/Prisoner Management

Establishing Yourself in the unit

Managing Difficult Situations

Managing Inmate Behavior

Managing Differences in the Unit

Planning and Organizing in the Unit

Building Flexibility in Your Leadership Style

Principles of Running a DS Housing Unit

Officer role in the Unit: Influencing Behavior

Orientation to Direct Supervision