Department of Corrections


The mission of the New Jersey Department of Corrections is to protect the public by operating safe, secure, and humane correctional facilities. The mission is realized through effective supervision, proper classification, appropriate treatment of offenders and by providing services that promote successful reentry into society.


 The Department will report key performance indicators across the following Core Missions:

  1. Protecting the Public
  2. Enhancing Safety within Institutions
  3. Managing NJ’s Inmates
  4. Expanding Inmate Health, Rehabilitation, and Reentry Services
  5. Making Academic and Educational Gains




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