Mission Statement


The Nevada Department of Corrections will improve public safety by ensuring a safe and humane environment that incorporates proven rehabilitation initiatives that prepare individuals for successful reintegration into our communities.


    Reduce victimization and recidivism by providing offenders with incentive for self-improvement and the tools to effect change.


      We will pursue our mission with integrity, act in a professional and ethical manner, be responsible for our actions, and raise the department to the highest standards.


        • Operate the department according to best practices.
        • Ensure the best use of department resources.
        • Educate stakeholders and customers.
        • Improve communication.