Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Contractor must utilize the most economical mode of transportation for returning offenders to Mississippi, while not compromising the safety and security of the public, the rights of the offender(s) being returned, nor enhancing the risk of escape of the offender while in transit/Contractor’s custody. Contractor will provide safe, secure and reliable ground and air prisoner transportation services as authorized by MDOC.
The Contractor must provide means for MDOC to submit transportation requests to Contractor, to include email address, fax number, online and toll-free telephone number. When submitting requests online, the Contractor’s online system must require a username and password login to submit transportation requests for security purposes. Contractor shall pickup and transport male and female offenders to the designated location no later than the time indicated in the transport request. Within twenty-four (24) hours of receiving the transport request, Contractor will provide a response with a quote and the quote will be reviewed by MDOC for approval.
MDOC will notify Contractor of an impending transport at least ninety-six (96) hours before the transport is required. In the case of a Rapid Prisoner Movement, notification time would be forty-eight (48) hours. The inmate’s return to the agency will be within 24 hours.