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Delaware Department of Correction: Annual Report July 1, 2010 - July 30, 2011

NCJ Number
Debbi Craig
Date Published
October 2011
54 pages
This fiscal year 2011 annual report of the Delaware Department of Correction (DDOC) highlights some of its achievements during the past fiscal year and documents personnel change and general information about the work of the DDOC.
The goals of the DDOC are to improve public safety through the supervision of adult offenders within facilities and in communities; create an environment conducive to productive offender programming and treatment; maintain a stable and skilled workforce; ensure that every offender receives medical health care in compliance with the National Commission on Correctional Health Care standards; and reduce recidivism through collaboration among State agencies and community organizations. The DDOC has broadly defined its challenges within five "main focus areas:" offender health care, population management, safe and secure operations, workforce development, and infrastructure. The DDOC is responsible for 18 facilities and offices statewide. A DDOC organizational chart is accompanied by a description of organizational functions. The DDOC supervises approximately 5,452 offenders in prison, 1,005 offenders in community corrections centers, and approximately 16,267 probationers in the community. DDOC had 2,567 employees as of June 30, 2011, with a budget of $243.5 million. The functions and achievements of offices and bureaus of the DDOC during fiscal year 2011 are reported. This encompasses the Office of the Commissioner, the Bureau of Management Services, the Bureau of Correctional Healthcare Services, the Bureau of Prisons, the Bureau of Community Corrections, and the Bureau of Community Corrections Facilities. Statistics are provided on DDOC staff and vacancies, offender population, and DDOC budget for fiscal years 2007-2011. Data are also provided for the DDOC healthcare system, offender programs, staff awards and recognition, and staff community and military services. Facility contact information is provided. Extensive tables and figures