Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services looks to veterans so they can continue striving towards achieving their vision of being nationally recognized as the best by other state governments across the nation.
With nearly 12,000 employees, and a budget of close to $1.2 billion, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is one of the largest state agencies in Maryland. Their functions include the operation of three correctional divisions that total 27 facilities, and 45 parole and probation supervision offices. DPSCS is also responsible for maintenance of Maryland’s Criminal Justice Information Repository, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions, the Emergency Number Systems Board and many other valuable criminal justice functions. Administrative functions such as human resources and procurement play a large role in the operations of this agency as well.
The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services protects the public, its employees, and detainees and offenders under its supervision. This is the primary objective for the DPSCS. In other words they continue to keep communities safe so that all Marylanders can enjoy living and working in the state. They are achieving this through the increased security of their institutions and by supplying offenders and ex-offenders the tools necessary to stay out of the criminal system. They are working together with partner agencies to not only share important intelligence information that can reduce crime and violence, but to perfrom tasks needed by their neighboring communities that save tax payer dollars and improve the sustainability of Maryland’s natural resources.
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has a vision to be nationally recognized as a department that believes its own employees are its greatest strength, and values the development of their talents, skills, and leadership.
They will be known for dealing with tough issues like gang violence, by capitalizing on the strength of interagency collaboration.
They will be nationally known as the department that takes responsibility for the greatest of problems, and moves quickly and quietly to bring about successful change.
The DPSCS will be known as one of the national leaders in the development and use of technology through system interoperability.
Others will look to this department for its effective leadership and evidence-based practises.
They will be known for their belief in the value of the human being, and the way they protect those individuals, whether they are members of the public, their own employees, those that are obligated to keep safe and in custody, or victims of crime.
Come join the DPSCS and help them fulfill their goals and continue moving forward in completing their vision. This is a government agency that strives to be the best and looked at by other agencies as leaders in their departments.
Check out the jobs at Hire Veterans that have been posted by the Maryland DPSCS.