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DOC’s Daily COVID-19 Dashboard

May 30th: DOC Announces Support for Restaurants in York, Cumberland and Androscoggin counties.

May 27th Statement from Commissioner Liberty
May 23rd Statement from Commissioner Liberty
May 22nd Statement from Commissioner Liberty
May 21st Statement from Commissioner Liberty
May 20th Press Release
May 19th Press Release
March 31st Statement from Commissioner Liberty
March 27th Statement from Commissioner Liberty
March 25th Press Release
March 20th Statement from Commissioner Liberty
March 16th Press Release - DOC.COVID

Information on COVID-19

Regarding Adult and Juvenile Facilities:

  • The suspension of visits to all DOC facilities will continue through July 1, 2020.
  • This includes visits from family, friends, other non-professional visitors and volunteers who lead programs and activities.
  • This took effect March 14, 2020.
  • Opportunities for communications have increased and will continue to be available, as appropriate within COVID-19 public health precautions.  

 Regarding Adult and Juvenile Probation:

  • Beginning June 15, 2020, probation offices in the counties noted below will be open for staff and clients, by appointment only.

    Counites with Open Probation Offices Starting June 15 include: Aroostook, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo and Washington. 

  • Unless otherwise noted, only clients with scheduled appointments should come to the office.
  • All other clients will continue their alternate reporting, as assigned by their Probation or Juvenile Community Corrections officer.
  • Clients will be notified of public health measures they will be expected to follow prior to their first arrival back in the office. These measures include use of facemasks and physical distancing. 

Until further notice, reporting requirements for clients in the following counties will continue to be done via phone, video chat, or email: Androscoggin, Cumberland and York Counties.

  • Clients assigned to Probation in these counties will continue with alternate reporting requirements as directed by Probation Officer or Juvenile Community Corrections.
  • Clients with questions or concerns should reach out to assigned Probation Officer or Juvenile Community Corrections.

CONSIDERING A CAREER IN CORRECTIONS?

New Items:

  • Notice to all visitors prohibiting of wearing any type of watch in MDOC visit rooms. Click here
  • How do I report sexual misconduct on behalf of a prisoner or resident in a DOC facility? Click here

Four out of six of our adult facilities and both of our juvenile centers have passed rigorous American Correctional Association audits with outstanding scores and earned national accreditation.

Our Mission : The mission of the Department of Corrections is to reduce the likelihood that juvenile and adult offenders will re-offend, by providing practices, programs and services which are evidence-based and which hold the offenders accountable.