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About Delaware Department of Correction

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
  • 24-hour incarceration- Level 5

Basic Information

Types of Correctional Facilities in Delaware

Delaware Prisons and Jails

Correctional Facility Name
Type
County
Seaford Jail City Jail Sussex County
Wilmington Jail City Jail New Castle County
Wyoming Jail City Jail Kent County
Dover Jail City Jail Kent County
Bethany Beach Jail City Jail Sussex County
Bridgeville Jail City Jail Sussex County
Clayton Jail City Jail Kent County
Dagsboro Jail City Jail Sussex County
Fenwick Island Jail City Jail Sussex County
George Jail City Jail Sussex County
Ocean View City Jail City Jail Sussex County
Newark Jail City Jail New Castle County
Laurel Jail City Jail Sussex County
Greenwood Jail City Jail Sussex County
South Bethany Jail City Jail Sussex County
Smyrna Jail City Jail Kent County