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Department of Correction & Rehabilitation (DOCR)

DOCR At A Glance

DOCR Mission Statement

What the Department Does and for Whom

To protect and serve the residents of Montgomery County by providing progressive, constitutional and comprehensive security, rehabilitative and reentry services through core program elements of county jail/detention operations, pretrail services and community/reentry programs.

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  • FY17 Budget: $66,777,063; FY17 Full-Time Equivalents (FTEs): 537.82

Detention Services - Detention Center (MCDC)

What the Department Does and for Whom
  • Conducts all law enforcement processing of adults arrested and booked in Montgomery County

  • Conducts security, records, mental health, medical and gang evaluation screening

  • Reviews all detainees for other cases throughout the Unites States

  • Ensures the safety and health of all persons admitted to jail 

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Detention Services - Correctional Facility (MCCF)

What the Department Does and for Whom
  • Provides full range of correctional security, health, program and reentry services to full custody population

  • Serves both pretrial detainees (awaiting case disposition) and convicted offenders serving county jail sentences

  • Provides inmate classification, and reentry services including education (ABE,GED), workforce development, mental health, substance abuse, volunteer and related programs

  • Community linkages with many local agencies, Montgomery College, social services agencies, reentry services providers, and law enforcement departments

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PreRelease and Reentry Services

What the Department Does and for Whom
  • PRRS provides community based residential and non-residential alternatives to jail-based/secure confinement
  • Strong focus on reentry – treatment, education, work/tax generating, family involvement and community linkages – skills focused on release
  • Monitoring for substance abuse, alcohol, domestic violence and separation issues in the community
  • Program development/planning for all offenders returning to the community
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Pretrial Services Division

What the Department Does and for Whom

The Pre-Trial Services Division (PTS) is responsible for assessing newly arrested defendants for the possibility of release from incarceration while awaiting trial and for follow through while supervising those defendants safely in the Community. The PTS Division also supervises those defendants who are offered diversion from trial in return for satisfactorily completing a community service or substance abuse program. There are four independent programs within the Division: Pre-Trial Assessment Unit, Pre-Trial Supervision Unit, Alternative Community Service Program (ACS), and Intervention for Substance Abusers Program (IPSA).

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Office of the Director

What the Department Does and for Whom

Conducts agency oversight and accountability: Direct services to DOCR for budget, contracts, purchasing, human resources, information technology, finance, and cash management regarding detainees. Provides departmental internal investigations and public information/ media services.

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