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Department Mission, Vision, Values and Goals

2015 Biennium


The Montana Department of Corrections staff enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community.


For Montana to have the lowest recidivism rate in the nation.


To be professional, proud and positive.


For offenders, to increase public safety through reduced recidivism.

For victims, to increase victim safety and peace of mind by providing accurate, timely information and support.

For the public, to inform and educate through effective communication.

For department employees, to increase pride through increased professionalism.