Our association is the most exclusive correctional association in the world. ASCA Members are the leaders of each U.S. State corrections agency, including, Los Angeles County, the District of Columbia, New York City, Philadelphia, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and any United States territory, possession, and/or commonwealth. Our members lead over 400,000 correctional professionals and approximately 8 million inmates, probationers, and parolees. Our goal is to increase public safety by utilizing correctional best practices, accountability, and providing opportunities for people to change.
The Department of Corrections' section one field offices in Spokane, Wash. recently held their annual back to school event.
More inmates are being better prepared to return to their communities before release as a result of the Mississippi Department of Corrections expanding its pre-release program.
More inmates graduate a program that allows inmates to earn college credits.