The second-largest executive agency within the state of Delaware, but the second-largest law enforcement agency is the Delaware Department of Corrections. The Delaware Department of corrections employs over 2,500 people within the state.
The Delaware Department of Corrections consists of the following:
Bureau of Community Corrections
The Office of the Commissioner
Bureau of Prisons
Bureau of Correctional Healthcare Services
Bureau of Administrative Services
The Delaware Department of Corrections operates as a unified correctional system. The Delaware Department of Corrections is responsible for correctional institutions and correctional facilities within the state. On an average day, the Delaware Department of Corrections will be responsible for around 7,000 inmates within their facilities or institutions and another 17,000 individuals who are on probation throughout the state.
Within the Delaware Department of Corrections unified correctional system, they have what is known as a five-level facility system where they classify and place inmates into one of these below facilities:
Administrative Supervision: Level 1
Standard Probation: Level 2
Intensive Probation Supervision: Level 3
Violation Probation Centers, Home Confinement, Work Release Centers, Residential Drug Treatment: Level 4