With a recidivism rate of 51 percent, the Department is putting renewed emphasis on rehabilitation in an attempt to reduce the number of repeat offenders who return to the State's prison system.
Programs and services for detainees awaiting trial or sentencing, or for convicted offenders serving short sentences.
Programs and services directed towards convicted offenders who have been placed in the custody of the Commissioner, Maryland Division of Correction.
Programs and services for offenders who are in the community and under the supervision of the Division of Parole and Probation.
Prison industries provide Maryland inmates with valuable work skills and work ethics to enhance their employability upon release, thus reducing recidivism.