Register June 2018 No. 750
Chapter DOC 306
DOC 306.01   Applicability and purpose.
DOC 306.02   Definitions.
DOC 306.03   Security policy.
DOC 306.04   Responsibility of employees.
DOC 306.05   Protective confinement.
DOC 306.06   Inmate count.
DOC 306.07   Use of force.
DOC 306.08   Use of firearms.
DOC 306.09   Use of incapacitating agents.
DOC 306.10   Use of mechanical restraints for transportation of inmates.
DOC 306.11   Use of mechanical restraints to immobilize inmates.
DOC 306.12   Duty of staff regarding escapes.
DOC 306.13   Escapes.
DOC 306.14   Search of institution premises.
DOC 306.15   Periodic search of entire institution.
DOC 306.16   Search of inmate living quarters.
DOC 306.17   Search of inmates.
DOC 306.18   Search of visitors.
DOC 306.19   Search of staff.
DOC 306.20   Use of contraband as evidence at disciplinary hearing.
DOC 306.21   Use of test results as evidence at disciplinary hearings.
DOC 306.22   Emergency.
DOC 306.23   Disturbance.
DOC 306.24   Emergency preparedness plan.
Ch. DOC 306 Note Note: Chapter DOC 306 as it existed on July 31, 2001, was repealed and a new chapter DOC 306 was created, Register July 2001, No. 547 effective August 1, 2001.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 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 DOC 306.01Applicability and purpose. Pursuant to authority vested in the department by ss. 301.02, 301.03 (2), 302.07 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 History: CR 00-079: cr. Register July 2001, No. 547 eff. 8-1-01.
DOC 306.02 DOC 306.02Definitions. In this chapter:
DOC 306.02(1) (1)“Administrator" means the administrator of the division or designee.
DOC 306.02(2) (2)“Authority" means the highest-ranking individual available in the institution, based on the written institution line of succession.
DOC 306.02(3) (3)“Bodily injury" means physical injury, illness, or any impairment of physical condition.
DOC 306.02(4) (4)“Deadly force" means force which the user reasonably believes will create a substantial risk of causing death or great bodily injury to another.
DOC 306.02(5) (5)“Department" means the department of corrections.
DOC 306.02(6) (6)“Disciplinary hearing" means a hearing authorized under ch. DOC 303 for the disciplining of inmates accused of misconduct.
DOC 306.02(7) (7)“Disturbance" means any of the following:
DOC 306.02(7)(a) (a) An assault on any person by 2 or more inmates.
DOC 306.02(7)(b) (b) The taking of a hostage by an inmate.
DOC 306.02(7)(c) (c) The destruction of state property or the property of another by 2 or more inmates.
DOC 306.02(7)(d) (d) The refusal by 2 or more inmates, acting in concert, to comply with an order.
DOC 306.02(7)(e) (e) Any words or acts which incite or encourage inmates to do any of the above.
DOC 306.02(8) (8)“Division" means the division of adult institutions, department of corrections.
DOC 306.02(9) (9)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:
DOC 306.02(9)(a) (a) A public health threat.
DOC 306.02(9)(b) (b) A utility malfunction.
DOC 306.02(9)(c) (c) A fire.
DOC 306.02(9)(d) (d) A bomb threat or explosion.
DOC 306.02(9)(e) (e) An employee job action.
DOC 306.02(9)(f) (f) Any natural disaster.
DOC 306.02(9)(g) (g) A civil disturbance.
DOC 306.02(9)(h) (h) Inmate escape.
DOC 306.02(10) (10)“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.
DOC 306.02(11) (11)“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.
DOC 306.02(12) (12)“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.
DOC 306.02(13) (13)“Mechanical restraint" means a commercially manufactured device approved by the department and applied to impede free movement of the inmate.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.