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Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

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Abbreviation  ODRC
Volunteers  8,000+
Employees  12,000+
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
Motto  Reduce recidivism among those we touch.
Legal personality  Governmental: Government agency
General nature  Law enforcement Civilian agency

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC or ODRC) is the administrative department of the Ohio state government that operates state prisons for adults in Ohio. It has its headquarters in Columbus.


Private facilities

  • Lake Erie Correctional Institution (operated by Corrections Corporation of America)
  • North Central Correctional Complex (operated by Management and Training Corporation)
  • Closed

  • Lima Correctional Institution
  • North Coast Correctional Treatment Facility (merged with Grafton in 2011)
  • Ohio Penitentiary
  • Ohio State Reformatory
  • Orient Correctional Institution
  • Death row

    The majority of male death row inmates are held at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution, while some that are considered a high security risk are held at the Ohio State Penitentiary and those with serious medical conditions are held at the Franklin Medical Center. Death row is scheduled to move from Chillicothe Correctional Institution to Toledo Correctional Institution [[1]] in the summer of 2017. Female death row inmates are housed in the Ohio Reformatory for Women. Executions occur at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility. Information on death row inmates can be found here, the execution schedule here and execution history here.

    Fallen officers

    Since the establishment of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, 20 officers have died in the line of duty.


    Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Wikipedia

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