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2020 Department of Corrections
Mission Statement Mission To serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offender behavior, operating successful re-entry programs, and reducing victimization.
Program Goals and Objectives
  1. The Department will operate safe, secure, and humane correctional facilities.
    1. Reduce recidivism, the number of people who return to prison within three years of release.
    2. Continually improve staff and offender safety and security.
  2. Provide quality services to those who require medical and mental health treatment.
    1. Evaluate offenders individually and develop an appropriate course of action based on individual needs.
      1. Reduce recidivism by offering seamless, efficient services that are geared toward offender rehabilitation.
        1. Staff is our greatest asset and we will ensure that all staff is trained to the highest professional level.
          1. This is a team-based environment in which open communication and sharing new ideas are encouraged.
            1. Value the well-being of IDOC staff and offenders and serve the people of Illinois with compassion and fairness.
              Source of Funds General Revenue Fund, Working Capital Revolving Fund, Department of Corrections Reimbursement and Education Fund Statutory Authority 730 ILCS 5
              Fiscal Year 2021 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2020 Actual Fiscal Year 2020 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2019 Actual Fiscal Year 2018 Actual
              Input Indicators
              Total expenditures - all sources (in thousands) $ 1,581,767.4 $ 1,440,361.4 $ 1,514,059.9 $ 1,448,941.6 $ 1,949,212.1
              Total expenditures - state appropriated funds (in thousands) $ 1,581,767.4 $ 1,440,361.4 $ 1,514,059.9 $ 1,448,941.6 $ 1,949,212.1
              Average monthly full-time equivalents 12,811 12,680 12,811 12,451 12,095
              Output Indicators
              Number of parolees returned to prison each month as a percent of the average daily parole population 2.3 % 2.2 % 2.3 % 2.4 % 2.3 %
              Average number of contraband confiscations per month 55 35 55 55 40
              Average number offender-on-staff assaults per month 66 65 66 66 11
              Average number of offender-on-offender assaults per month 195 184 195 195 40
              Number of offenders eligible for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Education Development (GED) educational programming 5,100 5,250 5,250 5,000 4,599
              Number of serious inmate assaults 300 310 310 352 371
              Number of Adult Basic Education (ABE)/High School Equivalency (HSE) participants 11,000 10,900 10,900 11,073 10,356
              Number of offenders on Global Positioning System monitoring 775 650 650 625 593
              Number of offenders receiving mental health treatment 13,403 13,079 13,079 12,716 12,391
              Number of individuals placed in community housing 5,000 4,900 4,900 4,900 3,900
              Number of offenders receiving substance abuse treatment 7,800 7,600 7,200 7,100 6,989
              Outcome Indicators
              Percentage of participants completing ABE/HSE programming 44 % 43.6 % 43.6 % 44 % 44.4 %
              Percentage of individuals whose placement lasts beyond 60 days 10 % 11 % 11 % 11 % 13 %
              Number of offenders completing vocational programming 3,750 3,500 4,800 4,000 3,480
              Efficiency/Cost-Effectiveness Indicators
              Average number of parolee monitors in use 1,000 2,300 2,300 2,288 2,100
              Average number of parolees assigned per parole agent 67 75 75 80 85
              Percentage of adults reincarcerated within three years of release 39 % 40 % 40.5 % 41.6 % 39.9 %
              Sheridan Correctional Center and Southwestern Illinois Correctional three-year recidivism rate 34.6 % 35.2 % 30 % 31 % 31.2 %

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