Government announces tender for Amazon 1,7 thousand correctional officers

Com início de processos de licitação de novos presídios, Governo também vai criar 832 novas vagas em unidades prisionais no interior do Estado.
19/12/2017 14h35 - Updated 20/12/2017 15h55
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The governor of Amazonas in office, Bosco Saraiva, It announced on Tuesday (19) conducting tender with 1,7 thousand jobs for correctional officers. The measure meets determining the Amazonino Mendes governor and aims to create the conditions necessary for the state to come back to have full control of the prison system, ending all outsourced co-management contracts. The Government of the Amazon also started the bidding process for the construction of three new prisons in the State.

"There is no change from night to day the prison system outsourcing process in the Amazon. Let's have a contest to 1,7 thousand correctional officers so that we can train and place these agents in operation, so to terms back to the institutional state control of the entire system ", said Bosco Saraiva, who is also Secretary of State for Public Security. He pointed out that, in less than three months ahead of the Government, Amazonino Mendes has shown the decision to change the whole management of the prison system of the State.

According to the governor, the State Department of Penitentiary Administration (SEAP) and the Civil House already working on formalizing the competition notice for prison guard. He also pointed out that contracts with the co-management system, Umanizzare the Prison Management Private Company, They are undergoing audit of the State, to identify the conditions in which they were made and if there is overpricing. The goal is to have an overview of the operating cost of prisons and reduce it.

The Secretary of Penitentiary Administration, Colonel Cleitman Coelho, He pointed out that this will be the first public tender for prison guard after more than three decades. "Our servers are with 35 year career and are all ready to retire. With the new competition, we will start the process of preparing new correctional officers to work in the capital and interior. But for training in the prison system, we need, no minimum, a year and six months to train, form and make the new fit and equipped servers. The national average is one year and six months to do this (preparing the new contingent)”, said Secretary.

Unidades prisionais
For determination of the governor Amazonino Mendes, the state initiated the bidding process for new prisons works in the Amazonian municipalities of Manacapuru, Parintins and Tefé. The government also opened the bidding process to hire the company to finish the work of the prison unit of the municipality of Maués. The four units represent more 832 vacancies in the prison system. With these new openings, the occupancy rate in the state prison system will fall from the current 114% (current overcrowding index), second SEAP, for 75%.

According to the secretary of the SEAP, determining the Amazonino Mendes governor is empty the temporary shelter stations that trapped inside the Amazon from the construction-pole units. "We're working the chain-pole, the river gutters, where access is feasible, so that we can bring the prison population of smaller municipalities for these chains-pole. We already have the bidding four of these chains, in Parintins, Tefé, Maués and Manacapuru. Vamos construir mais cinco unidades e tirar os presos custodiados de dentro das delegacias”, afirmou o coronel Cleitman.

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