Regimented Inmate Discipline (RID) program is an intensive paramilitary program
designed to rehabilitate offenders in a short period of time. The RID program
concentrates on many aspects of confinement, to include, but not limited to:
discipline therapy, work detail, adult basic education, discipleship study,
group counseling, alcohol and drug, and pre-release.
RID programs are
currently at the following locations:
- Flowood Satellite Facility
- South Mississippi Correctional
Institution in Leakesville
- Walnut Grove Correctional Facility in Walnut Grove
Offenders are sentenced to the RID program through the Earned Probation statute
(MCA 47-7-47) which allows circuit court judges to sentence offenders to earned
probation under the supervision of MDOC.
for the RID program include:
- Offenders with a history of a
- Offenders who are mentally retarded
- Offenders charged with sexual
- Offenders with extensive juvenile
- Offenders with substantial health
an offender is sentenced to the RID program, the offender undergoes
psychological assessments and a complete physical examination. If an offender
fails the physical and mental examinations, then the offender is reclassified
and placed in general population. Consisting of four phases, the RID program lasts from 120 to 150 days.
RID participants are assigned to
program by gender and jurisdiction. All female offenders participate in the
RID program at the Flowood Satellite Facility.
information, send an e-mail to the appropriate e-mail addresses listed for each
Youth Correctional Facility -
Flowood Satellite Facility (female only) –
South Mississippi Correctional