Director Charles L. Ryan

Director, Charles L. Ryan

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Arizona Department of Corrections’ website. It is designed with you in mind to provide information about our agency and its operations. Whether you are seeking employment or searching the inmate database for the status of a specific offender, this website will keep you informed of our activities, including up-to-date department news.

I am honored to serve more than 9,500 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures and proven programming opportunities for inmates.


From the Director's Desk

ADC Addresses Maricopa Reentry Center

Community activists Julie Reed and Ann O'Brien met with ADC Director Charles Ryan Thursday morning to voice the concerns of their community and present Ryan with signed petitions demanding that the center be relocated. After the meeting, however, it appears the two sides are doing their best to get along. "It was a very beneficial meeting," Reed said.

Doug Ducey Proclaims Parole Supervision Week

Governor Ducey has proclaimed July 17 – 23 as “Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week” in Arizona. I am proud to join him in recognizing the Community Corrections personnel who oversee the activities of the more than 5,500 adult offenders every day throughout the state.