When officers come into contact with inmates on furlough who are
involved in suspicious or illegal activity, the procedures
established in this directive shall be followed.
Adult inmates on furlough are under the jurisdiction and
authority of the Corrections Division, Department of Public
Safety. The Corrections Division has the authority to take
all necessary actions, including immediate reimprisonment,
without involving the prosecutor or the courts.
A. Immediate Notification
The Corrections Division has requested that the Main
Control Room of the Oahu Community Correctional Center
be immediately notified whenever inmates on furlough
are involved in suspicious or illegal activity as
a. Arrested or detained in regards to a criminal
offense, including misdemeanors ; or
b . Apprehended based on a warrant of arrest.
2. Other Situations
Any situation in which an officer determines that
there is a need to verify an inmate’s authorization
to be in the community on furlough.
3. Refusal to Cooperate With Police Officers
Any furloughee refusing to cooperate or comply with
a reasonable request from an officer, including
requests to produce proper identification and proof
of furlough authorization
Corrections Division personnel will provide full
cooperation and assistance to police officers. They
will also assume responsibility for disposition of any
furloughee arrested or taken into custody.
A. Passes and Identification
1. Every inmate on furlough must carry a furlough
pass. The pass authorizes the inmate’s absence
from the correctional facility for a specific
period. A replica of the furlough pass is
2. Each furloughee is also required to carry a
Corrections Division identification card bearing
his or her photograph. The identification card
and/or pass will indicate the facility from which
the inmate was furloughed.
3. A furloughee is required to produce both the pass
and the identification card for police officers
upon request. If the inmate refuses to produce
both documents, verification of the inmate’s
furlough can be obtained by telephone from the
Corrections Division or the facility from which the
inmate claims to be on furlough. A copy of the
current list of furloughees is also maintained by
the Identification Section of the Records and
Each furloughee is subject to curfew while in the
community. Curfew is normally 2300 hours, but
extensions of the curfew hour may be granted by the
facility staff. Verification of an extension can be
obtained by telephone from the appropriate facility or
the Corrections Division.
C. Operation of Automobiles
Furloughees may be authorized the use of motor vehicles
if the inmate and the vehicle are properly licensed and
D. Inmate Conduct
The furloughs are used by inmates to improve
themselves and demonstrate their ability to live
successfully in the community. Each inmate on
furlough is strictly responsible for his or her
conduct and behavior and is expected to conduct
himself or herself in a responsible and law-abiding
manner at all times.
Officers are to avoid unnecessarily detaining or
questioning furloughees if no suspicious or illegal
activity is involved.