Division of Community Correction

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Community Correction Center Eligibility/Target Offenses

The Division of Community Correction operates six Community Correction Centers that were legislatively created to serve a target group of offenders who commit non-violent and non-sexual offenses and would otherwise be sentenced to traditional incarceration in the Division of Correction.  To be eligible for placement in a Community Correction Center, an offender must:

  1. Have a court ordered sentence that permits transfer to the Division of Community Correction;
  2. Be sentenced on an eligible target offense as determined by the Division of Community Correction (see Target Offense Table link below);
  3. Be sentenced to a term of no longer than 6 years for offenses that are parole eligible after serving 1/3 of the sentence, or a term of no longer than 4 years for offenses that are parole eligible after serving 1/2 of the sentence;
  4. Not be previously convicted of any ineligible offense.

There is no right to placement in a Community Correction Center. The Division of Community Correction makes the final determination of an offender’s eligibility for placement in a Center. The attached Target Offense Table is to be used as a guide to aid in determining what offenses are generally eligible for placement in a Community Correction Center. 

Questions regarding an individual’s eligibility for placement in a Community Correction Center should be addressed to Residential Services at (501)682-9563.

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