Delaware Department of Correction

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Delaware Department of Correction
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Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionDelaware, USA
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Map of Delaware Department of Correction's jurisdiction
General nature
Operational structure
HeadquartersDover, Delaware
Agency executive
  • Claire DeMatteis, Commissioner

The Delaware Department of Correction is a state agency of Delaware that manages state prisons. It has its headquarters in the Central Administration Building in Dover.[1] At one time the headquarters was located in Smyrna.[2]


Community Corrections[edit]

  • Central Violation of Probation Center
  • Hazel D. Plant Women's Treatment Facility
  • John L. Webb Correctional Facility
  • Morris Community Corrections Center
  • Plummer Community Corrections Center
  • Probation and Parole / Day Reporting Centers
  • Sussex Community Corrections Center
  • Sussex Violation of Probation
  • Sussex Work Release Center


60% of all admissions into the Delaware correctional system go to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution, and that facility houses the majority of Delaware's detainee population.[3]

The male death row is in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC), while the female death row is in Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution.[4] Executions occur at JTVCC, as it houses the execution chamber.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Administrative Facilities Archived 2009-12-10 at the Wayback Machine." Delaware Department of Correction. Retrieved on December 7, 2009. "Central Administration Building 245 McKee Road Dover DE 19904"
  2. ^ Beck, Allen. State and Federal Corrections Information Systems: An Inventory of Data Elements and an Assessment of Reporting Capabilities. DIANE Publishing, 1999. 137. Retrieved from Google Books on September 28, 2011. ISBN 0-7881-7587-4, ISBN 978-0-7881-7587-9. "Delaware" "Department of Corrections Central Admin. Building 80 Monrovia Ave. Smyrna, DE 19977"
  3. ^ "Howard R. Young Correctional Institution Archived 2013-02-05 at WebCite." Delaware Department of Correction. Retrieved on August 30, 2010.
  4. ^ "Death Row Fact Sheet Archived 2010-08-18 at the Wayback Machine." Delaware Department of Correction. Retrieved on August 16, 2010.
  5. ^ "JAMES T VAUGHN CORRECTIONAL CENTER (formerly DELAWARE CORRECTIONAL CENTER)." Delaware Department of Correction. Retrieved on August 16, 2010.

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