Wyoming Department of Corrections

Primary Functions of the Wyoming

Department of Corrections

  • Public Safety: WDOC contributes to safer communities by exercising reasonable, safe, secure, and humane management of inmates, probationers, and parolees.

  • Rehabilitation: Using research-based “best practices,” WDOC actively provides offenders opportunities to become law-abiding citizens.

  • Case Management: WDOC utilizes a structured process of assessing an offender’s risks and needs in order to target areas for treatment and intervention.

  • Correctional Standards: WDOC adheres to standards within the corrections profession that ensure the safety and security of staff, offenders, institutions, and the public while providing for the professional management of offenders.

  • Good Stewardship: WDOC develops partnerships with victims, community members, public agencies, and private agencies to better meet the department’s mission in a meaningful and cost-effective manner.

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WDOC by the Numbers

We operate 5 total facilities including,

Four male facilities:

  • Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp (WHCC) in Newcastle

  • Wyoming Honor Farm (WHF) in Riverton

  • Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution (WMCI) in Torrington

  • Wyoming State Penitentiary (WSP) and the Youthful Offender Treatment Program in Rawlins

One female facility:

  • Wyoming Women’s Center (WWC) in Lusk

The department also contracts with three adult community corrections centers (Casper, Cheyenne, and Gillette). WDOC is responsible for the statewide supervision of adult probation and parole offenders with 25 field offices in every county across the state.

You've had jobs before, but what about a career? Working for the Wyoming Department of Corrections gives you the opportunity to discover what you can be and the chance to make a difference every day. Plus, you’ll do more than earn a living, you’ll build a foundation for your future with competitive pay, real benefits, and a 20-year retirement plan.

Joining the WDOC means you can have a challenging, rewarding career and raise your family in a small town you’ll be glad to call home. Plus, you can explore the mountains, rivers, and trails of the Cowboy State and experience an outdoor lifestyle that offers opportunities to fish, hunt, camp, and more.