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The Department of Corrections (DOC), created by the Legislature in 1987, has custody of felony offenders sentenced to prison for more than 12 months and operates community corrections in Linn and Douglas Counties. Oregon houses offenders in 14 state prisons statewide. Oregon’s recidivism rate is about 30 percent.
The DOC provides administrative oversight and funding for the community corrections activities of the 34 Oregon counties that manage their own offenders who are subject to jail, parole, post-prison supervision and probation. The department provides interstate compact administration and jail inspections, central information and data services regarding felons statewide. It is also responsible for evaluating the performance of community
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Mailing Address: 2575 Center St. NE, Salem 97301-4667
General E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Colette S. Peters, Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator E-mail: Janet R. Worley
Records Officer E-mail: Debra Slater
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Records Retention Schedule (pdf) - a list of the public records kept at the agency
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog