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The Departmental Mission

Vision

Enhance public safety by having incarcerated persons return home under supportive supervision less likely to revert to criminal behavior.

Mission Statement

To improve public safety by providing a continuity of appropriate treatment services in safe and secure facilities where offenders’ needs are addressed and they are prepared for release, followed by supportive services under community supervision to facilitate a successful completion of their sentence.

Goals

  • Create and maintain an atmosphere where both offenders and staff feel secure.
  • Develop and implement positive individualized treatment plans for each offender that includes post release reentry plans.
  • Teach offenders the need for discipline and respect, and the importance of a mature understanding of a work ethic.
  • Establish a needs/risk approach to treatment and community supervision to ensure a continuity of services.
  • Assist all staff by providing the training and tools needed to perform their duties while enhancing their skills.
  • Offer career development opportunities for all staff.

Values

  • Operate with ethical behavior.
  • Recognize the value of each person.
  • Protect human dignity.
  • Offer leadership and support to all.
  • Offer respect and structure at all times.

Policies

  • Offer opportunities for offenders to improve their skills, and to receive individual treatment services, based on their ability and willingness to participate.
  • Provide appropriate medical and psychiatric services necessary to those requiring such treatment so each offender can maximize his/her own rehabilitation.
  • Provide a level of community supervision based on the releasee’s needs and behavior.
  • Establish a structured environment that fosters respect through communication and structure.

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