Providing Safety and

Hope for Arkansans

Providing Safety and Hope for Arkansans

Committed to public safety and providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders

Our Mission

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Corrections is to be a public safety resource for Arkansas families by providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders.

Core Values

Accountability

We consistently demonstrate pride, enthusiasm, and dedication to achieve department goals

We welcome feedback and coaching, expecting to be held accountable to the department’s behavior expectations

Innovation

We embrace best practices and are open to new perspectives, processes, and technology to ensure long-term success

Integrity

We adhere to the highest ethical and moral standards in everything we do

Professionalism

We ensure our actions, attitude, communication, and attire are professional as we serve others

We willingly work together, regardless of personal differences or areas of responsibilities, to serve others

We work to expand community, stake holder, and inter-agency partnerships and engagement

Respect

We demonstrate through our words and actions that we truly care about the safety, well-being, and success of every person

Transparency

We maintain public trust and support by being open with our practices and sharing appropriate information in a timely manner

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