Kentucky Department of Corrections


To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 Kentucky Department of Corrections

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  • DOC Institutions

    A listing of all DOC Institutions, including maps and locations.
  • Probation & Parole

    A listing of all Probation and Parole Districts, including maps and locations.
  • Victim Notification

    A free automated hotline that provides victim notification 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Offender Search

    Find offenders currently incarcerated or under supervision by the Department
  • Visitation

    Current visitation schedules and procedures for institutions.
                **Any concerns regarding county jails should be directed to
                      the Division of Local Facilities at (502) 564-7290**
To contact the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet with a question, concern, or suggestion, please click here.


Kimberly Potter-Blair
Deputy Commissioner
Support Services and
Division of Probation and Parole
Jim Erwin
Deputy Commissioner
Adult Institutions

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