Low Medium Security Facilities have a moderate degree of security measures. Housing is dormitory style. Offenders typically have shorter sentences than Level 3 offenders. Low Medium security offenders are less aggressive than Level 3's and 4's, and have a shorter criminal history.
High Medium Security Facilities have a moderately high degree of security measures. Housing is celled space. High Medium security offenders are typically more aggressive than Level 1's and 2's, could be serving longer sentences, and have a long criminal history.
Maximum Security Facilities have very restrictive security measures. Housing is celled space. Maximum security offenders have been convicted of violent or weapons-based offenses. These offenders require close supervision and tight security to minimize risk to the public, staff, and other offenders.
Intake facilities are designated to receive newly committed offenders. During the intake process each offender is evaluated through interviews, reports and diagnostic tests. This evaluation forms the basis of the offenders' facility and program assignment.