Director's Office

The Director serves as the Arizona Department of Corrections Rehabilitation and Reentry’s (ADCRR’s) Chief Executive, leading more than 7,000 correctional officers and professional staff statewide to carry out the Department’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Plan.

The Director is responsible for the overall operations and policies of ADCRR, including:

  • Maintaining and administering all ADCRR institutions and programs.
  • Administering community supervision services for adult inmates released from prison in accordance with the law.
  • Developing uniform statewide community field supervision services in Arizona.
  • Recommending policies and programs to the Governor and Legislature for improving correctional programs.
  • Establishing employment qualifications (based on education and practical experience) for Deputy Directors and other key personnel.
  • Developing incentives for inmates to encourage good behavior and faithful performance of work.

Sections in support of carrying out the Director’s responsibilities include: the Department’s Media Relations Office, Legislative Affairs, Legal Services, and the Office of Continuous Improvement & Strategic Planning.