In this section, "emergency" means an
immediate threat to the safety of the staff or youth of an institution, as
determined by a superintendent, other than a disturbance as defined in s.
. An emergency may include,
but is not limited to:
(b) A malfunctioning of
institution systems including the water, electrical or telephone
(c) A fire.
(d) A bomb threat or explosion.
(e) An employee strike.
(f) A natural disaster.
(g) A civil disturbance.
(2) Each institution shall have a written
plan, a copy of which shall be filed with the administrator, to be implemented
in the event of an emergency.
The purposes of the emergency plan shall be:
(a) To ensure as the highest priority, the
safety and welfare of the general public, staff and youth.
(b) To protect property.
(c) To maintain or restore order to the
(d) To identify any
person who contributed to the creation of an emergency and to provide this
information to the sheriff or local law enforcement agency for
emergency occurs that prevents the normal functioning of the institution, the
superintendent may suspend the administrative rules of the department that
relate to the division, except ss.
, until the emergency is ended
and order is restored to the institution.
(5) The superintendent shall provide
immediate notification of an emergency to the administrator.
If an emergency occurs, the secretary may
convene a review panel to investigate the emergency. The panel shall be made up
of persons selected in accordance with s.
. The panel shall be
provided with staff adequate to conduct a thorough investigation of the
Wis. Admin. Code Department of Corrections § DOC 376.21
Cr. Register, June, 2000,
No. 534, eff. 7-1-00; correction in (1) (intro.) and (6) made under s.
13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register, June, 2000, No.