Probationary Incentives for Educational Achievement and Stable Employment
During the 2022 Session, CCC successfully navigated the policy process to pass a graduated incentives system for individuals serving a misdemeanor probation sentence. The policy provides a 30-day reduction in the term of supervision for a probationer or offender in community control who completes a period of “workforce achievement.” Additionally, the policy provides a 60-day reduction in the term of supervision for a probationer or offender in community control who completes an educational advancement activity, such as obtaining a high school diploma, a high school equivalency degree, an academic degree, or a vocational certificate, during his or her term of supervision.
Fought to Deter Harassment
During the 2019 Legislative Session, CCC successfully lobbied to pass SB 828 for the Palm Beach County Sheriff to extend the crime of lewd or lascivious exhibition by a county detention facility inmate in the presence of a county detention facility employee. This legislation will provide County Detention Facilities an additional tool to deter sexually harassing inmate behavior, improving working conditions, especially for female employees.
Kept Contraband Out of Jail
During the 2019 Legislative Session, CCC led efforts to amend SB 7046 and HB 7057, the FL Dept of Corrections priority legislation to include language to add county correctional facilities to the list of facilities unlawful to fly a drone near. With passage of the legislation, people can be charged smuggling contraband into a county detention facility using a drone.
$2.6 Million for Palm
Beach Sheriff’s Office
On behalf of the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, Capital City Consulting lobbied for $1 million for a violence prevention program and $1.6 million for an unmanned aerial vehicle program. Both were approved by the Legislature and signed by the Governor.
Critical Funding for
Capital City Consulting has a passion for helping those in need, and as such, have assisted the Guardian ad Litem in obtaining critical funding for their program. Over the last several years, Capital City Consulting has been instrumental in securing additional dollars to cover the increase in dependent children, ensuring that they have appropriate levels of volunteer managers to advocate for these children’s best interest. In addition, Capital City Consulting helped secure deserving pay raises for non-managerial GAL staff.