Welcome to the West Virginia Division of Corrections

The West Virginia Division of Corrections is dedicated to enhancing public safety for the State of West Virginia and to provide services and responsiveness to victims of crime. Links are provided for Victim Services, Offender Look-up, Community Resources Locator, Prison and Facility Information and more. We hope you find the information on our site valuable and hope it serves you well.

Sincerely,
Commissioner Jim Rubenstein

Vision, Mission, Core Values and Guiding Principles

Learn more about Our Vision, Mission, Core Values and Guiding Principles.


Correctional Officers in Demand: Career Opportunities at Mt. Olive

Mt. Olive Correctional Complex is seeking to fill a variety of Correctional Officer positions. Find out more.


Leadership

 

The West Virginia Division of Corrections is a state agency which houses convicted Felons. WVDOC facilities include the Central Office, 12 Correctional Facilities, 4 Work Release Centers, 15 Parole Offices, 1 Training Academy and 1 Prison Industries main office. As of December 31, 2013 the West Virginia Division of Corrections has a total of 2,372 employees; 6,824 inmates; and 3,070 parolees/probationers.


Many of our employees are currently serving and protecting our Country. Please join us in supporting our soldiers and their families, with wishes for their safe return home. Our condolences to the families and friends of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.