Alabama Department of Corrections

  • Agency: Alabama Department of Corrections
  • Address: 301 South Ripley Street, Montgomery, 36130-1501 AL
  • Chief:
Phone: 334-353-3883

Alabama Department of Corrections is located at 301 South Ripley Street, Montgomery, 36130-1501 AL. The Alabama Department of Corrections phone number is 334-353-3883.

Alabama Department of Corrections News

#OUTSTANDING @ADOCDunn presented Training Director Elliott Sanders with his 20 year pin today. He started with the #ADOC in 1998 as a Correctional Officer & rose through the ranks as the Training Director. Thank you for you deviation to the Department!

#OUTSTANDING @ADOCDunn presented Training Director, Elliott Sanders, with his 20 year pin today. He started with the #ADOC in 1998 as a Correctional Officer & rose through the ranks as the Training Director. #ThankYou for your dedicated service to the Department!

Corrections Academy Class 2018-01 wraps up week six with an impressive cadience call! This is the first class in several where they have stayed strong as a unit since day one. #NoDropouts #DOCSTRONG

What a remarkable moment! The final trainee qualified in firearms and the whole class jumped in and did push ups for every point he scored! #TeamADOC

On March 6, Governor Kay Ivey signed Senate Joint Resolution 42 that renames the Decatur Work Release Facility to the North Alabama Community Based Facility and Community Work Center. Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, sponsored the resolution that more accurately describes the facility’s role in supporting multiple counties in north Alabama through the work release and community work center program.

#WAY2GO The ADOC just completed its FIRST 3-day Senior Leadership Academy course this week with the motivational theme, #LeavingALegacy. The course is an interactive leadership seminar where the senior wardens and division directors received presentations from external leaders from the field of corrections, and discuss many key senior leadership topics with the course facilitators Audie Sherrod and Matthew Brand.

Alabama Department of Corrections has team up with WSFA Channel 12 News to produce a :30 second commercial highlighting the opportunities within the #ADOC. If you are interested in joining our team learn more at DOC.ALABAMA.GOV

The ADOC is excited to announce they have exceeded their goal and raised $88,460 for Alabama Charities. Elmore Correctional Facility raised the most for the larger facilities with $7,109, Hamilton Work Release had the highest facility goal percentage at 647 percent and the Supervised Reentry Program and Community Corrections Division combined had the highest division goal percentage of 784 percent. The Alabama State Combined Campaign started in 1991 and has raised billions of dollars since. These donations benefit over 350 Alabama charities. The 2017 total number of SSC pledges surpass $803,153.

Last week #MobileCBF held their quarterly Community Advisory Committee Meeting with local community groups to discuss services provided for the inmates.

Corrections Class 2018-01 has survived their first week at one of the nations most challenging law enforcement academies. We are proud of our trainees and what thy have already accomplished in the first week! #WAY2GO

This week the Inspector Generals Office held the Annual Facility ADA Coordinators Conference. They welcomed guest speaker Graham Sisson, Jr to speak to the group about ADA policies and regulations.

Deputy Commissioner for Women's Services, Dr. Wendy Williams, presented Warden Crabtree and Warden McClain their certificates of achievement at the first meeting they attended as Wardens. #CONGRATULATIONS

J.F. Ingram State Technical College announced that 125 incarcerated students earned academic honors during the fall 2017 semester earning a place on either the #DeansList or the #PresidentsList. SEVENTY students were named on the President's List, earning a 4.0 GPA and completing 12 credit hours. There were FIFTY-FIVE students named on the Dean's List, earning a 3.5 or higher GPA and completing 12 credit hours. EIGHT #HVAC Students passed the EPA Exam, including one student who was granted early release and started a HVAC career in Alexander City. Before graduation, #ISTC Foundation provided the student with $200 in tools to jump start his career. Over 360 students participated in adult education/ #GED courses with 51 completions. The Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility (ATEF) in Columbiana enrolled over 530 students for the Fall semester, with 252 graduates and 15 students earning their degree. The Alabama Department of Corrections enrolls state inmates at J. F. Ingram to enhance their education in preparation for their release into society. Including is a prime example of one of #ISTC success stories about former offender, James Bishop, who completed the program and had a job interviewed scheduled for when he was released.

Thank you @GA_Corrections and Commissioner Dozier for the GREAT Peach Cobbler jam! @ADOCDunn & the executive staff started the week off with the sweet taste of victory! #ROLLTIDE

This week the Alabama Department of Corrections hosted the #ORAS (Ohio Risk Assessment System) Certification Course for Community Correction Programs around the state. “It is our statutory responsibility to provide training to the county community Corrections Programs. They come together and are very receptive to the training. The team Ive been working with to conduct the course has been together since 2013.” -Assistant Director of Community Corrections Carl Viars

#SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT! Association of State Correctional Administrators will soon be accepting applications for the 2018 Susan M. Hunter Scholarship. This scholarship was established for students of the parents of correctional workers to assist in the high cost of a college education. Please take a moment to click on the link below to learn more about Susan M. Hunter, the scholarship program, and how you can help contribute to this amazing opportunity!

#OUTSTANDING Jenni Justiss and Sgt. Harris were selected as Red Eagle's Support and Law Enforcement Employees of the Year!

Check out #AlabamaNewsNetwork coverage on todays RITE Academy's professional development course, Train the Trainer, at the corrections academy in Selma.

Today the executive staff welcomed the @RITEAcademy to the central office. We are excited that they are here to qualify our #ADOC Training Division staff to implement the RITE Academy curriculum into our 2018 training program. The RITE Academy is structured to teach law enforcement professionals in the critical components of emotional and social intelligence, cultural diversity, management skills, de-escalation tactics, and techniques for removing implicit biases and improving communication skills. This is the first RITE Academy offered to ADOC officers and staff as part of the Department’s continuing education and professional development initiative for building valuable work skills and overall job performance among officers and staff.

Last week our Correctional Supervisors attended the @RiteAcademy held at the Corrections Academy in Selma. RITE (Racial Intelligence Training and Engagement) is training geared towards helping public safety and service professionals be self-aware, aware and prepared for situations which may be emotionally or socially driven. 2

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced the delayed opening of state offices until noon Thursday Jan. 18. To the essential staff members that represent ADOC in a professional manner at all times it is important that you report for duty during this weather emergency. Please practice extreme caution and safety in traveling to and from your assigned facility.

Community Corrections Assistant Director Carl Viars hosted the #CCP New Staff Training today at the Criminal Justice Center in Montgomery. "Today we fulfilled our statutory requirement to provide continuing education to county community correction program staff. The county programs are always very receptive to these training opportunities," said Carl Viars.

Crimson and White looks good on you Commissioner Dozier! #RollTideRoll