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NOTICE: Due to THE RECENT yard incident at SCI Houtzdale, inmate visits have been cancelled until later next week. (posted 04/29/2015)
 

OUR MISSION...

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections operates as one team, embraces diversity, and commits to enhancing public safety. We are proud of our reputation as leaders in the corrections field. Our mission is to reduce criminal behavior by providing individualized treatment and education to offenders, resulting in successful community reintegration through accountability and positive change.
 

What's New...

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May 3-9, 2015, has been proclaimed as Corrections Employee Week in Pennsylvania
 
 
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We post our news as it happens HERE on our online newsletter, "Correctional Newsfront"
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Click HERE to be taken to our interactive services map
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Learn how you can register to receive notifications of major prison emergencies HERE
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