Have A Jail Meeting
out the Clearance Request Form, and
return it before leaving the BCIC meeting.
Get a Clearance Training Form that lists
dates, locations and times of the next Broward
Sheriffs Office Training.
went to the Clearance Training
will receive a letter from B.S.O. saying that
you are cleared. However, the Master List is
updated on the 1st of the month. If
Alternate takes you in for your first meeting
he/she will have to get a speaker
clearance for you prior to the 1st
of the month.
is my Alternate?
name and phone number is on the meeting list
where you found your meeting. Call your
Alternate to set the schedule for
the rotation and to ask questions about details
such as parking, etc.
is my Coordinator ... and why do I have
name and phone number is at the top of the page,
on the list where you found your meeting.
Coordinator will call you once a month to ask if
your meeting is going well. Be responsible and
return all calls to your Coordinator.
This process helps the I.C. update the meeting
list. Its our only way of knowing if a
meeting is being covered. If you would
you may call your Coordinator to report the
status of your meeting.
you have questions, or you wish to report any
irregularities about your meeting, call your
you cant take your meeting in, and your
Alternate cant cover for you, call your
followed the Speaker Clearance
Guidelines, and my speaker wasnt
cleared when we got to jail. What should I do if
with your meeting. Do a
topic/discussion meeting. Please
report it to your Coordinator. Errors occur
sometimes, but your
Coordinator will document the
occurrence, for future reference.
my speaker wasnt cleared and I brought
him/her in my car
how could I do my
aware, from the beginning, that there are no
guarantees that your speaker will always be
cleared. Experience has taught us to come in
separate cars just in case. Remember, if your
speaker is on the Master List, there wont
be a problem. We can be a power of
example by being responsible for
our commitment. (Adaptation has
been taken to an art form by many an
I have to buy A.A. Literature for my
Home Groups contribute money to the Institutions
Literature Fund. The Literature
Table is available at the 1st
Tuesday of the month meeting.
standard packet is available to
everyone doing an I.C. meeting.
for more than standard literature
are approved by the Steering Committee. Fill out
a Lit. Request Form, and depending
on funds available, your request will be
the answers to almost any other question that
you might have will be found in the
The Guidelines have evolved from the total
experience of many people who were here before
us. Do yourself a favor and read them.
You have made a decision to Carry the
best is yet to come