The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) is responsible for overseeing the operation of:
25 state correctional institutions, one motivational boot camp
14 community corrections centers and oversees contracts with nearly 50 contract facilities
a training academy
approximately 15,000 employees and 50,000 inmates
County prisons in Pennsylvania are not under the jurisdiction of the DOC. The parole process is under the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.
The entire state prison system is accredited by the American Correctional Association.