TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER d: PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
PART 455 WORK RELEASE PROGRAMS
SECTION 455.60 LEVEL SYSTEM


 

Section 455.60  Level System

 

Eligibility for community correctional center leaves and independent release time shall be determined in accordance with the committed person's compliance with the requirements of this Section.

 

a)         Orientation Status

Committed persons shall be placed in orientation status upon entrance to the program and will remain in orientation status for seven days.  After seven days, committed persons shall automatically be promoted to Level I unless a major rule infraction has occurred.

 

b)         Level I

Committed persons shall remain in Level 1 for at least 23 days, during which the committed person's Individual Program Contract must be written. After 23 days, committed persons may be promoted to Level II.  To be promoted, a committed person must:

 

1)         Be involved in a minimum of 35 hours per week of primary programming which may include, among other matters, employment, education, public service or vocational education.

 

2)         Be enrolled and participating in counseling, if required by the Chief Administrative Officer or his designee.

 

3)         Have had no documented major rule infraction for 30 days.

 

c)         Level II

Committed persons shall remain in Level II for at least 60 days.  After 60 days, committed persons except permanent party residents may be promoted to Level III.  Permanent party residents may not be promoted past Level II until their status is changed to a regular resident.  To be promoted, a committed person must:

 

1)         Be involved in a minimum of 35 hours per week of primary programming.

 

2)         Be in compliance with individual program contract goals and objectives.

 

3)         Have had no documented rule infraction for 45 days.

 

d)         Level III

Committed persons shall remain in Level III for at least 30 days.  After 30 days, committed persons may be promoted to Level IV.  To be promoted, a committed person must:

 

1)         Continue to be involved in a minimum of 35 hours per week of primary programming for a period of 45 consecutive days.

 

2)         Be in compliance with Individual Program Contract goals and objectives.

 

3)         Have had no documented rule infraction for 45 days.

 

4)         Have contributed one special volunteer project utilizing his skills and abilities.  The project must be approved in advance by the Chief Administrative Officer.

 

e)         Level IV

Committed persons shall remain in Level IV as long as they continue to display excellent adjustment and they are in compliance with the Individual Program Contract goals and objectives.