Questions and Answers about Wisconsin Department of Corrections

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Anywhere from 8 to 16 hours per day

Answered - Correctional Sergeant (Former Employee) - Oregon, WI

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If you're lucky you'll only have to work 8 hours. Most days are 12-16 hours.


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Eight hours per day, strictly enforced. You must have permission from a supervisor to exceed eight hours and can get written up for spending 5 minutes extra finishing something before going home for the day.

Answered - Office Operations Associate (Former Employee) - Brown County, WI

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8 hours, but depending on who has more seniority and if people show up to work there is a good chance you will be mandated to work 8 more hours

Answered - Correctional Officer (Current Employee) - Milwaukee, WI

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Usually average about 3-6 orders (mandatory overtime) 16 hour shifts every two weeks. Sometimes more, sometimes less.

Answered - Correctional Officer II (Former Employee) - Oregon, WI

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