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Mission and Goals

Vision

Contribute to a safer Minnesota

Mission

Reduce recidivism by promoting offender change through proven strategies during safe and secure incarceration and effective community supervision.

Values

Safety: by supporting a safety-conscious environment for staff and offenders.

Research-supported Practice: by providing offender programs and interventions based on evidence-based principles.

Open and Transparent Communication: by ensuring that information is shared with staff, offenders and stakeholders.

Commitment to Employee Growth and Development: by fostering collaboration, initiative and opportunities for growth knowing that our strength lies in our skilled and talented employees.

Culture of Professionalism: by commitment to a high standard of ethics, behavior and work activities.

Organizational Development: by providing an environment that encourages strong quality results through teamwork, technology, training, and process improvement.

Collaboration: by facilitating cooperative interaction with staff and justice partners, building consensus to support our common interest of reducing recidivism.

Goals

Provide effective correctional services

Hold offenders accountable

Change offender behavior

Provide restorative services for victims

Engage staff and promote workplace safety

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