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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...

NEW!! -- TEDxMuncyStatePrison
 
Officials spend Nov. 20th rehearsing for tomorrow's event
 
On Nov. 21, 2014, the State Correctional Institution at Muncy will host a TEDx event, making it the first female prison in the U.S. to do so.  While this is an invitation-only event, DOC officials will post to Facebook and Twitter starting at 10 a.m.  Make sure to follow "Pennsylvania Department of Corrections" on Facebook; and @PAStatePrisons on Twitter.
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NEW!! -- Dear Family & Friends of Inmates,
Due to the upcoming holidays, there may be extended visiting days/hours at some of our prisons.
We have posted information on the "Visiting Days - Times" page and on the specific prison pages (Muncy and Fayette so far).  Also, inmates have been notified of any expanded visiting
opportunities at their specific prisons and can help visitors determine which day to visit. 
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We post our news as it happens HERE on our online newsletter, "Correctional Newsfront"
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Learn how you can register to receive notifications of major prison emergencies HERE
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