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Offline brhodes207

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Getting Work Release
« on: November 15, 2013, 07:51:43 PM »
My L/O is a Sheridan and in December his case goes under review for acceptance into the work release program.... but he has a nonviolent Class X charge, and has heard from other people that even though he has a Class X he can still get work release, 1) can anyone validate this? 2) Does anyone know someone in Sheridan that I could possibly contact aside from the Warden? and 3) if he does get approved by the end of December, does anyone have an estimate on how long it will take til he actually gets to the facility? Sorry for all the questions!
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Re: Getting Work Release
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2013, 08:19:35 PM »
Hi and welcome to IPT!

There are times when Class X convictions do get into the work release program, but he is just going to have to wait and see if he is approved.  There are times also, that they are denied and told they are placed accordingly.

There really isn't anyone you can call to ask if he will get in or not, you are just going to have to be patient until HE gets the word.

IDOC is severely overcrowded and so are all the ATC centers, so if he is approved it could take time.

How much longer does he have on his sentence?
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Re: Getting Work Release
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2015, 01:15:51 AM »
hello my l/o is incarcerated for domestic/bodily harm. He completed work release successfully on his last bit and was there for 2 years. my question is will he be eligible for work release with this type of charge? he is serving 27 months and just got there they pushed him thru reception in 6 days!! he was transferred to Vienna today.

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Re: Getting Work Release
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2015, 06:26:58 AM »
hello my l/o is incarcerated for domestic/bodily harm. He completed work release successfully on his last bit and was there for 2 years. my question is will he be eligible for work release with this type of charge? he is serving 27 months and just got there they pushed him thru reception in 6 days!! he was transferred to Vienna today.

I don't think anyone here can tell you that for sure, but you might want to look over Code 20 on work release:

http://www.illinoisprisontalk.org/index.php?topic=22828.0
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Re: Getting Work Release
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2018, 02:33:27 PM »
Hi my fiance just got sent back to stateville for voilating work release. Does he still qualify for good time?

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Re: Getting Work Release
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2018, 08:40:31 PM »
The SSC program is based on the following from the Jcar rules and at the Discretin of the Warden so it depends on why he got sent back and his performance at the home facility.

Section 107.210  Awarding of Supplemental Sentence Credit
 
a)         The Director, or his or her designee, may award eligible offenders additional credit up to a maximum of 90 or 180 days, in accordance with Section 3-6-3(a)(3) of the UCOC, for good conduct.  However, offenders shall not be eligible to receive supplemental sentence credit, meritorious good time, or an aggregation of these credits greater than the statutory maximum during one term of incarceration.

b)         In determining whether or not to award supplemental sentence credit, the Director, or his or her designee:

1)         Shall make a determination, either in written or electronic form, that the offender:
A)        Is eligible, based on his or her holding offenses, to receive supplemental sentence credit;
B)        Has served a minimum of 60 days of his or her sentence in the custody of the Department; and
C)        Has met the eligibility criteria established in this Section.

2)         May examine or consider, among other matters:
A)        The complete master record file of the offender, including, but not limited to, sentencing material including the facts and circumstances of the holding offense, disciplinary records, and reports or recommendations made concerning the offender.
B)        Available risk assessment analysis.
C)        History of conviction for violent crimes as defined by the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act [725 ILCS 120].
D)        The assignment performance of the offender while in the custody of the Department.
E)        Educational or program performance and achievements of the offender while in the custody of the Department.
F)         Service to the Department, community or State.
G)        Heroic action of the offender such as saving the life of an employee or other offender.
H)        The offender's potential for rehabilitation.

c)         The decision to award supplemental sentence credit shall be at the sole discretion of the Director or his or her designee.

d)         No offender shall be eligible to receive supplemental sentence credit if he or she:
1)         Is serving a sentence for an offense excluded pursuant to Section3-6-3(a)(3) of the UCOC;
2)         Has been found guilty of a 100-level disciplinary offense under 20 Ill. Adm. Code 504;
3)         Has been found guilty of, or has a pending charge resulting from, a criminal offense committed during his or her current term of incarceration;
4)         Has been returned to the Department for a violation of his or her parole or mandatory supervised release; or
5)         Has been returned to a facility from an impact incarceration program for voluntary termination or termination for disciplinary reasons.
e)         No offender whose court sentencing order recommends substance abuse treatment for offenses committed on or after September 1, 2003 shall be awarded supplemental sentence credit unless:
1)         He or she participates in and completes a substance abuse treatment program; or
2)         The Director waives the requirement to participate in or complete the treatment program in specific instances in which the offender is not a good candidate for the program due to medical, programming or operations reasons.  When substance abuse treatment is not available, offenders shall be placed on a waiting list for treatment.  Offenders on a waiting list who are not placed in a substance abuse treatment program prior to release may be eligible for a waiver and receive supplemental sentence credit as determined by the Director or his or her designee.

 f)         No offender who has been convicted of a sex offense, as defined in the Sex Offender Registration Act, committed on or after June 1, 2008 shall be awarded supplemental sentence credit unless he or she:
1)         Successfully completes or is participating in sex offender treatment as defined by the Sex Offender Management Board (see 20 Ill. Adm. Code 1905); or
2)         Receives a waiver due solely to lack of Department resources.

g)         Habitual juvenile offenders or violent juvenile offenders shall not be eligible for Supplemental Sentence Credit.

(Source:  Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 1598, effective February 1, 2013)