IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. PI-CIR-97-41 S0697041
RE: PINELLAS COUNTY WORK RELEASE PROGRAM
The Board of County Commissioners for Pinellas County, by Resolution 84-260 approved the implementation of a work release program in Pinellas County as authorized by Section 951.24, Florida Statutes; and
By Administrative Order 84-86 dated July 30, 1984, the in-jail custody and week-end programs were established; and
In order to continue such work release programs; it is
1. The rules and regulations of both programs promulgated by the Office of the Sheriff and which are attached hereto, are hereby ratified and approved.
2. In the event any person serving in either program shall commit or
be charged with the commission of any criminal offense or shall commit a
material violation of the rules and regulations of the program, the Sheriff
is authorized to suspend such person from the benefits of the program and
detain such person as a general prisoner until the next following Advisory
Hearing to which such person shall be taken.
3. The judge presiding at the Advisory Hearing shall have the authority,
with the concurrence of the Sheriff, to reinstate such person to the benefits
of the program or to order such person to be detained and taken before the
judge who initially imposed sentence at the earliest possible date.
4. On request of the Sheriff, Criminal Administration shall contact the
sentencing judge and schedule an appropriate hearing.
Pinellas Administrative Order 84-86 is hereby rescinded.
DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at St. Petersburg, Pinellas County,
Florida, this 24th day of April, 1997.
/s/SUSAN F. SCHAEFFER
Susan F. Schaeffer, Chief Judge