Local Facilities


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.

 Local Facilities

The Division of Local Facilities is charged with overseeing community-based residential programs for inmates and enforcement of minimum jail standards.


It's here, 2017 Class D Coordinator Training!!

The Division of Local Facilities is offering a two day training designed for jail Class D Coordinators. We encourage each facility to send at least one additional person to serve as the backup for the Coordinator. This is not limited to Class D Coordinators, it is open for all jail staff as long as space permits.

At this two day training, we will provide information on: Jail Billing, Inmate Pay, Change in Jail Standards, Sentence Calculations, Parole Violators, Release types, Work for Time Credit, Classification, Custody Review Request, Medical Moves, Assessment Center, Fingerprints, VINE-EOL...and many more topics!

Click here to view training dates and locations: Training Flyer

Click here to view training map: Training Map

Click here to register: Registration


Jail Services Branch


The Jail Services Branch is responsible for county jail inspections, inspecting jails biannually to assure compliance with the Kentucky Jail Standards Chapter 3 Jail Standards for Full-service Facilities.

The Branch also provides technical assistance in jail operations, policy and procedures, and staff training. In addition, the Branch approves all architectural drawings for jail renovation and new construction projects and monitors the construction process.

The Class D Felon Program which began in 1992, allows Class D felons to be housed in county jails.


Community Corrections Commission


Community Corrections Commission Guidelines

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