Monday, April 11, 2011 MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
723 N. President Street
Jackson, MS 39202
The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) Community Corrections Division is responsible for protecting public safety through the supervision of probationers and parolees in the community. In addition, Community Corrections is responsible for all residents in the restitution centers and inmates in the community work centers, in the intensive supervision program and on earned release supervision.
There are three regions within the Community Corrections Division.
Deputy Commissioner Lora Cole oversees the division, which consists of:
· 17 Community Work Centers
· 4 Restitution Centers
· Interstate Compact
· Intensive Supervision Program
· Earned Released Supervision
The Mission of the Mississippi Department of Corrections is to provide and promote public safety through efficient and effective offender custody, care, control and treatment consistent with sound correctional principles and constitutional standards.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) approves Residential Transitional Centers for the housing of MDOC ex-offenders when such Transitional Centers meet the following standards:
1. Complies with applicable local governmental zoning and permit codes;
2. Provides safe and humane living conditions;
3. Promotes paid employment opportunities for residents;
4. Promotes pro-social and life skills for residents;
5. Prepares residents for societal re-entry with economic self-reliance; and
6. Provides program services and activities with the measurable objective of reducing recidivism.
Statement of Purpose
The Mississippi Department of Corrections Community-Corrections Division exists to: provide for public safety, promote opportunities for positive behavioral change in the offenders under its supervision, secure provisions for community based assistance and services needed by the offenders, decrease criminal behavior and recidivism and serves as an alternative to incarceration.
How can I find out if someone has been sentenced to the Mississippi Department of Corrections?
Click on Inmate Search to search for active inmates.
Click on MS Parole Board parolee search to search for active parolees.
For all others contact the MDOC Records Department at 601-933-2889
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