Skip to content

To protect, to rehabilitate and to serve

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.

Message from the Commissioner

Commissioner McMahon.

Corrective Services' mission is to ensure a safer community.

The Commissioner administers the Prisons Act 1981, the Young Offenders Act 1994, and the Sentence Administration Act 2003.

Read message

Latest news

Corrective Services' vision for safer community

Improving community safety is at the core of the Department of Corrective Services’ new strategic plan launched today.

Death in custody at Casuarina Prison

Statement by Commissioner James McMahon: It is with deep regret that I confirm the death of a prisoner at Casuarina Prison.

News and media releases | Subscribe

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.

Our Minister

The Honourable Joe Francis MLA is the Minister for Emergency Services, Corrective Services, Small Business and Veterans.

Locations

Facilities list.

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

Report - Recidivism trends in Western Australia

Recidivism trends in Western Australia

This report provides an up to date analysis of recidivism trends in Western Australia.

The Recidivism trends in Western Australia with comparisons to national trends (PDF 424 KB) report includes comparisons with national trends and specific data relating to the impact of prison treatment programs.