"The Division of Correction (DOC), which is an intricate part of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, is the largest criminal justice organization in the State of Maryland. A widespread workforce supervised by talented, highly qualified professionals manages this multi-faceted operation. The Division is comprised of 27 prisons and pre-release facilities throughout the State.
The professional and dedicated staff of the DOC provides public safety and victim services to the citizens of Maryland and the general public. These services promote safe communities and are accomplished through the secure confinement of offenders and their successful reintegration into the community. "