Arizona Department of Corrections
|Arizona Department of Corrections|
|Current Breast Badge|
|Preceding agency||Yuma Territorial Prison|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||State of Arizona, USA|
|Map of Arizona Department of Corrections's jurisdiction.|
|Size||113,998 square miles (295,250 km2)|
|Population||6,500,180 (2008 est.)|
|Agency executive||Charles L. Ryan, Director|
|Arizona Department of Corrections Website|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Arizona Department of Corrections is statutory  responsible for the incarceration of inmates in 10 prisons in the U.S. state of Arizona. As of November 2013, the ADC manages over 40,956 imprisoned inmates and over 5,873 inmates who have been paroled or that are statutorily released. ADC is also in involved in recruitment and training of Correctional Officers at the Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA). It has its headquarters in Downtown Phoenix.
|2013 (Estimate)||$1131.9 Mil.|
The male death row is located in the Browning Unit of Arizona State Prison Complex – Eyman. The female death row is in the Lumley Unit of the Arizona State Prison Complex-Perryville, Executions occur at the Central Unit of the Arizona State Prison Complex-Florence. As of 2010 one Arizona death row inmate is confined in West Virginia.
There are currently 48 state prisons, geographically grouped into 14 Complexes and two correctional treatment facilities, for state prisoners in the U.S. state of Arizona. This number does not include federal prisons, detention centers for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or county jails located in the state.
As of 2007 Arizona had exported more than 2000 prisoners to privately run facilities in Oklahoma and Indiana, a number that would have been higher if not for a riot of Arizona prisoners at the GEO Group's New Castle Correctional Facility on April 27, 2007, protesting the practice. As of 2013, the states of Vermont, California and Hawaii export prisoners to facilities in Arizona.
Since 1967, eight officers have died while on duty.
- Arizona Corrections Association
- Arizona Correctional Peace Officer Association
- Fraternal Order of Police
- List of law enforcement agencies in Arizona
- List of United States state correction agencies
- List of U.S. state prisons
- List of Arizona state prisons
- "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 22 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-05.
- Arizona Law
- Corrections at a glance
- "ADC Contact Information." Arizona Department of Corrections. Retrieved on December 7, 2009.
- 2008 Budget
- 2009 Budget
- 2013 Budget
- "Death Row Information and Frequently Asked Questions." Arizona Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 16, 2010.
- The Officer Down Memorial Page