North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Abbreviation DOCR
North Dakota DOC.jpg
Patch of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Agency overview
Preceding agencies
  • Board of Control
  • Board of Administration
  • Director of Institutions
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* State of North Dakota, USA
Map of USA ND.svg
Map of North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's jurisdiction.
Size 70,762 square miles (183,270 km2)
Population 646,844 (2009 est.)[1]
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Bismarck, North Dakota
Agency executive Leann Bertsch, Director
Website
DOCR website
Footnotes
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCR) provides prison services for the state of North Dakota. The Division of Field Services supervises parolees through 14 field offices.[2] DOCR also has a Division of Juvenile Services providing supervision and case management of delinquent youth of the state.[3] The agency has its headquarters in Bismarck.[4]

The Director of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is Leann Bertsch.

Adult prisons[edit]

The department has four different adult prisons in the state of North Dakota:

Division of Juvenile Services[edit]

The Division of Juvenile Services (DJS) provides juvenile correctional services. The agency operates the North Dakota Youth Correctional Center and maintains eight regional community offices.[5] The North Dakota Youth Correctional Center is partially in Mandan and partially in unincorporated Morton County.[6][7][8]

The housing units include:

  • Brown Cottage - 22 beds - for boys[9]
  • Hickory Cottage - 35 beds - for boys[10]
  • Maple Cottage - 25 beds - for girls[11]
  • Pine Cottage - 25 beds - for boys[12]

Fallen officers[edit]

Since the establishment of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, two officers have died in the line of duty.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  2. ^ National Institute of Corrections Website
  3. ^ National Alliance to End Homelessness Website
  4. ^ "Welcome to Corrections and Rehabilitation..." North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Retrieved on December 7, 2009.
  5. ^ "Juvenile Corrections." North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Retrieved on August 23, 2010.
  6. ^ "North Dakota Youth Correctional Center." North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  7. ^ "Zoning Map." City of Mandan. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  8. ^ "Mandan city, North Dakota." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  9. ^ "Brown Cottage." North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Retrieved on December 16, 2015.
  10. ^ "Hickory Cottage." North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Retrieved on December 16, 2015.
  11. ^ "Maple Cottage." North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Retrieved on December 16, 2015.
  12. ^ "Pine Cottage." North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Retrieved on December 16, 2015.
  13. ^ The Officer Down Memorial Page

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