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Prison officer watching.

To protect

We keep the community safe by securing and rehabilitating prisoners and offenders in custody and in the community.

Prison officers at the control room

To protect

We protect the community, we protect our people, we protect prisoners and offenders from harm or injury.

Repay WA participants at the Collie community garden.

To rehabilitate

We rehabilitate offenders in custody and in the community so they become law abiding citizens.

Prison Officer next to a prisoner.

To rehabilitate

We rehabilitate from the time sentencing starts through to when prisoners and offenders re-integrate back into society.

Oath of engagement of new Prison Officers

To serve

We serve the people of Western Australia and we serve those prisoners and offenders we are entrusted to secure and rehabilitate.

West Kimberley officers during training

To serve

We serve the people of Western Australia and we serve those prisoners and offenders we are entrusted to secure and rehabilitate.

Statistics, publications and reports

Publications artwork.

The Department of Corrective Services collects and stores data and statistics, and produces a range of publications about corrections.

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Latest news

Reconciling with Aboriginal People

Meaningful first step to reconcile with Aboriginal people as Department of Corrective Services launches inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan.

Response to report on thermal conditions

The Commissioner for Corrective Services James McMahon has welcomed the report by the Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services (OICS) into thermal conditions of prison cells

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We are no longer shadows

Exhibition catalogue

The Department of Corrective Services is proud to support We are no longer shadows, a National Reconciliaton Week Exhibition on display at Perth Concert Hall from 27 May to 17 June 2017 .

See the catalogue (PDF 1.2 MB) for details of the exhibition.

Our Minister

The Honourable Francis Logan MLA is the Minister for Emergency Services and Corrective Services.

Locations

Facilities list.

Select the map to locate one of our facilities,or choose one from the list below.

Strategic Plan 2015-2018

Strategic Plan 2015-2018

The Department's Strategic Plan - Creating Value Through Performance reflects the Department's priorities and commitment to delivering a world class corrective services organisation.

It focuses on maximising all our capabilities - people, systems, infrastructure, financial, service delivery - to achieve a safer community.