Welcome to the DOC website, within its pages you will find information related to the DOC’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values, as well as information about DOC facilities, and critical information for friends and families of those incarcerated. It is my hope that this site provides you with the information and assistance you need.
— Acting Commissioner Loita Butcher
Vision, Mission, Core Values and Guiding Principles
Learn more about Our Vision, Mission, Core Values and Guiding Principles.
To learn more about the work of a Correctional Officer, view the video below.
The West Virginia Division of Corrections has many career opportunities across the entire state. Find out more.
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.
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