About Us

An officer watches a yard movement at ISCI
An officer watches a yard movement at ISCI.

The Idaho Department of Correction is responsible for managing felony offenders in prison and on probation and parole. IDOC houses inmates in ten prisons, four community work centers and numerous probation and parole offices in Idaho. The state also uses county jail beds and an out of state facility to house inmates.

IDOC's four divisions include Prisons, Management Services, Education, Treatment and Reentry, and Probation and Parole. 

The agency employs 1,960 staff. Most of them are correctional officers and probation and parole officers. IDOC also employs a variety of non-uniform staff. They include teachers, mental health clinicians and drug and alcohol rehabilitation specialists.

 

 Additional Information

Strategic Plan [PDF]

A living document which guides department behavior and decisions. The strategic plan includes current agency goals.

Organizational Chart [PDF]

The chart illustrates administrative structure and divisional responsibilities.

Mission
To promote a safer Idaho by
reducing recidivism.
 
Vision
Dedicated and committed staff
will transform lives
one person, one family, one community at a time.
 
Values
We value our staff.
We value a safe and professional environment
that promotes dignity and resp