|Department Name||Oregon Department of Corrections|
|Currently Incarcerated Inmates||http://docpub.state.or.us/OOS/intro.jsf|
|Location||2575 Center St NE Salem, OR 97301|
Oregon was the last state to incorporate a Department of Corrections into their state government finally. The Department of Corrections in Oregon was finally put into place in 1987. This was a little more than thirty years ago.
If you are interested in all that the Oregon Department of Corrections handles, you’ll want to check out ORS 423. Here, this document outlines everything that the Oregon Department of Corrections cannot and can do and how they do these things. It’s a great read and will give you much more insight into the protocols and procedures that they use.
Once the Department of Corrections in Oregon was finally formed, the Department would never have a single day off. This Department works all the time. They do not close for holidays, pandemics, or natural disasters. They are always working. This Department is responsible for its inmates. Their care for their inmates is their number one priority.
On average now, the Oregon Department of Corrections has around 20,000 inmates daily.