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The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, through the Bureau of Adult Detention, promotes safe, secure, and humane jails by assisting local officials in their efforts to comply with the "Minimum Standards for Jails in Ohio," and providing them information regarding current trends in technology, operations, construction, and best practices in the area of community corrections. This assistance is accomplished through research, inspections, technical assistance, compliance monitoring, and appropriate support to correct operational and physical barriers that may hinder compliance with minimum standards.
In accordance with ORC 5120.10 and OAC 5120:1-7-01, the Bureau is responsible for:
The Bureau also provides the following services:
|Central Region||Northeastern Region|
|Scott Filicky||Joel Commins|
|770 West Broad Street||615 Superior Avenue|
|Columbus, OH 43222||Cleveland, OH 44113|
|Training and Education Center|
|1580 St Rt 56|
|London, OH 43140|
Assistant Bureau Administrator
|John Adams||Jon Radebaugh|
|770 West Broad Street||770 West Broad Street|
|Columbus, OH 43222||Columbus, OH 43222|
The Bureau of Adult Detention acts as a liaison between the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, local governmental/jail officials, and the community to address jail related issues of mutual concern, in an effort to enhance the operations of jails throughout Ohio. The Bureau also offers local jurisdictions the architectural drawings and specifications for a prototype jail facility assisting them to plan for a "standards-compliant" jail at a reduced operational and construction cost. The Bureau also serves as a resource to other components of the justice system by providing information about conditions in Ohio jails and participates in efforts that lead to more efficient jail operations.
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