Our Mission

As part of the criminal justice system, the New York City Department of Correction is dedicated to enhancing public safety by maintaining a safe and secure environment for our staff, while providing inmates with the tools and opportunities they need to successfully re-enter their communities.

 

Values

To be BOLD is to lead honorably and selflessly serve your community. As bold and faithful members of the New York City Department of Correction we pledge to:

•         Act with integrity
•         Respect our fellow citizens
•         Serve with compassion
•         Inspire correctional change nationwide
•         Transform the lives of those in our care