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Statistics and Information

The Department of Correction routinely conducts research projects to identify areas of improvement and determine various trends within the department.  Below, we have included a few of those studies that address various hot topics covered recently by the local and national media.  We have also added a link to some other statistics and research briefs that may be of general interest.

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Policies and Procedures

The following list of policies and procedures were written specifically to address requests from the news media for interviews and access to state prisons.  We have also added a link to some of our most commonly requested departmental policies that may help with your news gathering efforts.

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