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Office of the Ombuds for Corrections

The Office of the Ombuds for Corrections is separate and independent from the Department of Corrections. 

The Ombuds has the authority to take and investigate complaints from or about any Department of Corrections’ staff or facility charged with the care and custody of inmates and any regional or local correctional facility licensed by the DOC in Minnesota.

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File a Complaint

The Office of the Ombuds for Corrections (OBFC) can accept complaints from incarcerated individuals in Minnesota, corrections staff and contractors, and concerned family members and community members.

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Frequently Used DOC Information

The OBFC is separate and independent from the Department of Corrections but you may find these links to the Department of Corrections helpful.

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