ensure that all incidents involving community staff safety are documented, monitored and action is taken
ensure parole offices and Community Correctional Centres have a sign-in/sign-out system in place and up-to-date emergency plans
ensure policy gaps are promptly communicated to the Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Correctional Operations
ensure supervision of offenders is maintained during staff absences
ensure communication processes are in place to manage the supervision of offenders residing in a community-based residential facility pursuant to the contract between the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) and the agency
ensure the territorial boundaries for each parole office are clearly defined
ensure that when volunteers are used to support reintegration efforts of offenders:
information is provided to the volunteer about the offender in order that any risk to their personal safety is minimized
tandem supervision practices are respected, as applicable.
The Area Director will:
be aware of issues and events that could influence the re-entry of specific offenders into that community
manage contracts for residential and supervision services.
The Parole Officer Supervisor or Manager, Community Correctional Centre, will:
review and approve offender progress in relation to the Correctional Plan and decision-making reports and ensure reports are shared with the Parole Board of Canada in a timely manner
conduct ongoing and regular case conferences with Parole Officers to identify and confirm the most effective supervision strategy that is consistent with the offender’s Correctional Plan and in keeping with the protection of society as the paramount consideration
ensure issues that have a possible impact on staff safety are identified and action is taken
establish a process to ensure that the Case Documentation Checklist is complete
review and manage intelligence information as required
oversee the work of the Community Assessment and Parole Supervision (CAPS) contractors
ensure information is shared as required between CSC and private agencies.
The Security Intelligence Officer will:
plan, coordinate and administer the security intelligence activities within the district. This includes the development and/or implementation of standards, procedures, strategies and practices pertaining to security intelligence and preventive security
disclose preventive security information to staff as required
prepare a gist of protected intelligence information as required
participate in release planning and consult with staff on supervision strategies for offenders as required, particularly in relation to risk assessments, security threat groups, and other cases as deemed necessary
inform staff, management and partners of CSC intelligence procedures and requirements.
All staff members will ensure:
safety needs are identified and promptly discussed and reviewed by their immediate supervisor
the Staff Safety Assessment is reviewed prior to the first meeting with an offender in the community (excluding contacts at a community-based residential facility) and the review is documented in a Casework Record
the sign-in/sign-out system is utilized for all community case management activities
in normal circumstances, no offenders are interviewed when a staff member is alone in the parole office (no exceptions for offenders requiring tandem supervision).
Community corrections activities are comprised of the following:
Community Supervision (CD 715-1) – the activities that constitute the supervision and progress monitoring of an offender in the community and that are consistent with the offender’s Correctional Plan
Long-Term Supervision Orders (CD 719) – the case preparation process for offenders subject to long-term supervision orders being released at warrant expiry date as well as the procedures following a breach of condition or increase in the level of risk.