Register June 2018 No. 750
Chapter DOC 306
Applicability and purpose.
Responsibility of employees.
Use of firearms.
Use of incapacitating agents.
Use of mechanical restraints for transportation of inmates.
Use of mechanical restraints to immobilize inmates.
Duty of staff regarding escapes.
Search of institution premises.
Periodic search of entire institution.
Search of inmate living quarters.
Search of inmates.
Search of visitors.
Search of staff.
Use of contraband as evidence at disciplinary hearing.
Use of test results as evidence at disciplinary hearings.
Emergency preparedness plan.
Ch. DOC 306 Note
Chapter DOC 306 as it existed on July 31, 2001, was repealed and a new chapter DOC 306 was created, Register July 2001, No. 547
effective August 1, 2001.
Ch. DOC 306 Note
Chapter HSS 306 was renumbered Chapter DOC 306 and revised under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., 2., 6. and 7., Stats., Register, April 1990, No. 412
DOC 306.01 Applicability and purpose.
Pursuant to authority vested in the department by ss. 301.02
, 301.03 (2)
and 227.11 (2)
, Stats., the department adopts this chapter for purposes of establishing security standards and practices at state correctional institutions.
DOC 306.01 History
: cr. Register July 2001, No. 547
DOC 306.02 Definitions.
In this chapter:
“Administrator" means the administrator of the division or designee.
“Authority" means the highest-ranking individual available in the institution, based on the written institution line of succession.
“Bodily injury" means physical injury, illness, or any impairment of physical condition.
“Deadly force" means force which the user reasonably believes will create a substantial risk of causing death or great bodily injury to another.
“Department" means the department of corrections.
“Disciplinary hearing" means a hearing authorized under ch. DOC 303
for the disciplining of inmates accused of misconduct.
The destruction of state property or the property of another by 2 or more inmates.
The refusal by 2 or more inmates, acting in concert, to comply with an order.
Any words or acts which incite or encourage inmates to do any of the above.
“Division" means the division of adult institutions, department of corrections.
Emergency" means an immediate threat to the safety of the public, staff or inmates of an institution, other than a disturbance. An emergency may include, but is not limited to the following:
“Force" means the exercise of strength or power to overcome resistance or to compel another to act or to refrain from acting in a particular way.
“Great bodily injury" means bodily injury which creates a high probability of death, serious permanent disfigurement, or which causes a permanent or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ or other serious bodily injury.
“Institution" means a correctional institution, correctional facility, or center or a prison defined under intensive sanctions in ch. DOC 333
or a facility that the department contracts with for services to inmates.
“Mechanical restraint" means a commercially manufactured device approved by the department and applied to impede free movement of the inmate.