Definition of Department of corrections
1. Noun. The department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders. "For a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections"
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Literary usage of Department of corrections
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by New York (State). Constitutional Convention (1916)
"The head of the department of corrections shall be the Secretary of Corrections. He shall have the power of inspection and supervision of all State prisons ..."
2. No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons by Joanne Mariner (2001)
"Letter to Human Rights Watch from John Gifford, Information Officer, New Hampshire Department of Corrections, July 17, 1997. In a subsequent letter, ..."
3. The Sex Offender: Corrections, Treatment and Legal Practice by Barbara K Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini (1995)
"He founded and directs the sex offender treatment program for the Vermont Department of Corrections and is the director of the Vermont Center for the ..."
4. Correctional Boot Camps: A Tough Intermediate Sanction edited by Doris L. MacKenzie, Eugene E. Herbert (1996)
"Florida Department of Corrections. Boot Camp: A Twenty-Five Month Review. ... Georgia Department of Corrections. Special Alternative Incarceration: ..."
5. Ill-Equipped: U.S. Prisons and Offenders with Mental Illness by Sasha Abramsky (2003)
"101 Human Rights Watch interview with Lance Couturier, Ph.D., mental health director, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections and Fred Maue, Ph.D., ..."
6. Breach of Trust: Physician Participation in Executions in the United States by American College of Physicians, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) (1994)
"(Department of Corrections, State of Delaware, Policies and Procedures Number 750, ... Our letter to the Delaware Department of Corrections went unanswered. ..."