Institutional care for sexually violent persons. 980.065(1m)(1m)
The department shall place a person committed under s. 980.06
at the secure mental health facility established under s. 46.055
, the Wisconsin resource center established under s. 46.056
or a secure mental health unit or facility provided by the department of corrections under sub. (2)
Notwithstanding sub. (1m)
, the department may place a female person committed under s. 980.06
at Mendota Mental Health Institute, Wisconsin Women's Resource Center, Winnebago Mental Health Institute, or a privately operated residential facility under contract with the department of health services.
The department may contract with the department of corrections for the provision of a secure mental health unit or facility for persons committed under s. 980.06
. The department shall operate a secure mental health unit or facility provided by the department of corrections under this subsection and shall promulgate rules governing the custody and discipline of persons placed by the department in the secure mental health unit or facility provided by the department of corrections under this subsection.
Chapter 980 does not require dismissal of a pending commitment petition when the person who is the subject of the petition is incarcerated because of a new sentence or a parole/extended supervision revocation. The wide discretion given to the trial court regarding the timing of the probable cause hearing together with the evident recognition that the subject of the petition might be incarcerated during the commitment proceedings compels the conclusion that the legislature did not intend for commitment proceedings to stop because the person subject to the petition is returned to department of corrections custody. State v. Gilbert, 2011 WI App 61
, 333 Wis. 2d 157
, 798 N.W.2d 889
Nothing in the U.S. Constitution prevents state officials from temporarily detaining a civil committee in conditions normally reserved for inmates so that he or she may attend court proceedings concerning his commitment. Thiel v. State, 399 F. Supp. 929
Chs. 967-980, Criminal Procedure