Inmates who commit a rule violation are subject to discipline. Discipline may include loss of privileges, loss of good time and/or placement in punitive segregation.
Major Rule Violations
- Inmates who commit a major rule violation may be placed in administrative segregation.
- Inmates placed in administrative segregation are not permitted to bring any personal or Jail issued property with them other than a blanket or Bible/religious book.
- If an inmate's violation is considered a crime according to Wisconsin State Statutes, charges may be forwarded to the District Attorney.
- All inmates being held for a major rule violation will be advised of their rights to a hearing.
- Inmates have a right to waive their hearing rights.
- Inmates will be notified of a decision and any disciplinary action. Inmates may appeal the decision and disciplinary action to the Chief Deputy and finally to the Sheriff.
Minor Rule Violations
- Inmates who commit a minor rule violation will be notified of the violation and any disciplinary decision by on-duty staff.
- Minor rule violations will be tallied and can lead to a major rule violation.
- Inmates may fill out a grievance form to appeal the minor rule violation and/or disciplinary decision.