Register February 2019 No. 758
Chapter DOC 327
DOC 327.01   Authority and purpose.
DOC 327.02   Applicability.
DOC 327.03   Definitions.
DOC 327.04   Eligibility for minimum security/community residential confinement classification.
DOC 327.05   Procedure for application and approval of classification.
DOC 327.06   Placement approval.
DOC 327.07   CRC placement.
DOC 327.08   Changes in CRC program assignment.
DOC 327.09   Inmate conduct in CRC placements.
DOC 327.10   Termination of CRC placement.
DOC 327.11   Termination procedure.
DOC 327.12   Discipline.
DOC 327.13   Disciplinary procedure and penalties.
DOC 327.14   Temporary lockup for inmates in CRC placements.
DOC 327.15   Inmate funds.
DOC 327.16   Resources for CRC inmates.
DOC 327.17   Use of force.
DOC 327.18   Mechanical restraints.
DOC 327.19   Chemical agents and firearms.
DOC 327.20   Escapes.
DOC 327.21   Search of CRC residence.
DOC 327.22   Search of CRC inmate.
DOC 327.23   Search of staff.
DOC 327.24   Use of test results and contraband as evidence at disciplinary hearings.
DOC 327.25   Emergencies.
DOC 327.26   Other rules that apply to CRC placements.
Ch. DOC 327 Note Note: Ch. DOC 327 was created as an emergency rule effective January 1, 1990.
DOC 327.01 DOC 327.01Authority and purpose. This chapter is promulgated under the authority of ss. 227.11 (2) and 301.046, Stats., to provide rules for administration of community residential confinement for correctional inmates which the department under s. 301.046, Stats., is required to establish and operate. The purposes of community residential confinement placements are:
DOC 327.01(1) (1)To provide a structured program for an inmate in institution status placed in the community on electronic monitoring that represents minimal risk to the public, the inmate and staff;
DOC 327.01(2) (2)To provide an opportunity for an inmate to assume responsibility in employment, education, treatment and residential settings to prepare the inmate for a productive life in free society after release;
DOC 327.01(3) (3)To provide community resources for education, treatment and work programs not available in another institution;
DOC 327.01(4) (4)To provide an inmate with opportunities to demonstrate through responsible behavior that the inmate is ready for parole; and
DOC 327.01(5) (5)To fulfill the correctional goals of protection of the public and reintegration of the inmate into society.
DOC 327.01 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1990, No. 417, eff. 10-1-90.
DOC 327.02 DOC 327.02Applicability. This chapter applies to the department of corrections and to adult inmates in its custody who are eligible for a minimum security/community residential confinement classification. This chapter and other administrative rules referenced in this chapter are the only administrative rules of the department that apply to inmates in community residential confinement placements. Any inconsistencies between rule provisions within this chapter and other chapters shall be resolved in favor of this chapter.
DOC 327.02 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1990, No. 417, eff. 10-1-90.
DOC 327.03 DOC 327.03Definitions. In this chapter:
DOC 327.03(1) (1)“Administrator" means the administrator of the division or that person's designee.
DOC 327.03(2) (2)“Community residential confinement placement" or “CRC placement" means an assignment to the department's community residential confinement institution under s. 301.046, Stats., after approval by appropriate CRC staff in accordance with s. DOC 327.06.
DOC 327.03(3) (3)“Classification chief" means the division's chief of classification or that person's designee.
DOC 327.03(4) (4)“CRC" means community residential confinement or community residential confinement institution.
DOC 327.03(5) (5)“Department" means the Wisconsin department of corrections.
DOC 327.03(6) (6)“Division" means the department's division of adult institutions.
DOC 327.03(7) (7)“Minimum security/community residential confinement classification" or “MS/CRCC" means the inmate security classification described under s. DOC 302.12 (1) (f).
DOC 327.03 Note Note: DOC 302.12 (1) (f) was repealed eff. 2-1-02.
DOC 327.03(8) (8)“PRC" means the program review committee.
DOC 327.03(9) (9)“Secretary" means the head of the department or that person's designee.
DOC 327.03(10) (10)“State correctional facility" or “state correctional institution" means the prisons named under s. 302.01, Stats.
DOC 327.03(11) (11)“Superintendent" means the superintendent of the department's community residential confinement institution or that person's designee.
DOC 327.03 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1990, No. 417, eff. 10-1-90.
DOC 327.04 DOC 327.04Eligibility for minimum security/community residential confinement classification. To be eligible for minimum security/community residential confinement classification, an inmate shall meet all of the following requirements:
DOC 327.04(1) (1)Shall be parole-eligible under s. 304.06, Stats., and s. PAC 1.05.
DOC 327.04(2) (2)May not be serving a life sentence.
DOC 327.04(3) (3)Shall agree to community residential confinement placement, electronic monitoring and any special condition CRC staff may impose on the placement.
DOC 327.04(4) (4)Shall agree to pay a reasonable electronic monitoring fee as determined by the department. The superintendent may waive the electronic monitoring fee.
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.