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Welcome to the official NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) Facebook page.
|Mission||To improve public safety by providing a continuity of appropriate treatment services in safe and secure facilities where offenders’ needs are addressed and they are prepared for release, followed by supportive services under community supervision to facilitate a successful completion of their sentence.|
|Description||The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, guided by the Departmental Mission, is responsible for the confinement and habilitation of approximately 53,000 individuals under custody held at 54 state facilities and 36,000 parolees supervised throughout seven regional offices.|
|Awards||DOCCS' Central Office is accredited by the American Correctional Association and the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections in recognition of the attainment of excellence in the operation of an Adult Correctional Institution|