INSTITUTION MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of Dodge Correctional Institution is to serve as the central reception center and to facilitate assessment and evaluation for all adult male inmates sentenced by the trial courts. To promote community safety through effective, humane custody and supervision of inmates, and to provide programs and services to inmates which will enable them to acquire life-coping skills and positive attitudes and values in order to manage their freedom following release without recourse to criminal behavior. In support of this mission, Dodge Correctional Institution has the following broad responsibilities:
1. To receive and process convicted adult male inmates. That includes admission, initial record development, assessment, classification, and providing centralized transportation services.
2. To supervise the movement and restrict the freedom of inmates to the extent necessary to ensure public, staff, and inmate safety.
3. To provide training, work experience, coping skills, and other programs and services which enable and encourage constructive inmate participation and prepare for the eventual reentry of the individual inmates in the community.
4. To monitor and audit institution programs for general effectiveness and achievement of specific results.
5. To administer statutes, DOC Administrative Rules, and Division of Adult Institutions (DAI) policies and procedures.
6. To plan, coordinate, and administer a complex, multi-disciplinary workforce. To provide leadership that is proactive, innovative, and responsive.
7. To ensure that health care is provided to inmates at the institution consistent with professional, community, and correctional health care standards.8. To manage resources in the most efficient, effective, and practical manner consistent with the attainment of institution goals.
Correctional Institution (DCI) functions as the main
reception center for all adult males committed to the
Department of Corrections. It serves as the Assessment and
HISTORICAL NOTES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION
Chapter 29 of the Laws of 1977, authorized
$2,470,000 of general obligation bonds to convert the
Additional information on DCI can be found in their annual reports.