Corrections

Bucks County PA CorrectionsThe Bucks County Department of Corrections is a county funded and operated criminal justice agency, part of the executive branch of county government. The Department services all municipal and state law enforcement authorities via the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas and 20 local Magisterial District Justice Centers.

The Department of Corrections is the single largest criminal justice agency within Bucks County, employing over 340 people in various types of jobs.

Administration

The Bucks County Correctional Facility and all alternative housing facilities are overseen by the Bucks County Prison Oversight Board.

Mission Statements

The Bucks County Department of Corrections will endeavor to promote the public safety through professional and ethical interactions with the offenders in our charge, other criminal justice and public safety agencies, treatment providers and the community.

We will ensure that the environment is safe and secure for the Offenders, Employees and Visitors.

We will assist offenders to identify and address their criminogenic needs with the goal of minimizing their risk to re-offending.

We will ensure that services provided or referred to, be the most state of the art available, as well as responsive to the offender's needs.

Core Values

  • Ethics
  • Professionalism
  • Public service
  • State of the art services

Vision

A dynamic organization continually advancing Bucks County to the forefront of corrections.