About Us

The Montana Department of Corrections is the third largest department in Montana state government, with services touching every community in Big Sky Country. From lending a caring ear to victims of crime; to providing support to offenders under supervision in Montana communities; to ensuring our incarcerated population is prepared to re-enter society successfully; our work is wide, varied and conducted with the utmost compassion and professionalism. Our commitment is to provide evidence-based programming in all aspects of our work as we move toward our goal of reducing recidivism and disrupting the cycle of incarceration.

Mission

Creating a safer Montana through accountability, rehabilitation, & empowerment.

Vision

To promote and contribute to the success of individuals engaged within the criminal justice system while providing safety and security for victims and Montana communities.

Goals

  • Increase safety of communities, staff and offenders.
  • Empower, inform and support victims of crime.
  • Increase offender success and reduce recidivism.
  • Effectively collaborate with criminal justice partners.
  • Implement an integrated healthcare model at all secure care facilities.
  • Advise and educate the public.
  • Invest in our staff for their professional development, growth and success.
FY2022-2023 Department Goals and Objectives

 

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