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The Rhode Island Department of Corrections is currently hiring Correctional Officers. Receive a competitive starting salary of $61,957 during the Academy.


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The mission of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) is to contribute to public safety by maintaining a balanced correctional system of institutional and community programs that provide a range of custodial options, supervision and rehabilitative services in order to facilitate successful offender reentry into the community upon release.  

Training Academy

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections Training Academy is responsible for training Correctional Officer candidates through a rigorous twelve-week academy where they will be taught de-escalation skills, cultural diversity, mental health awareness, suicide prevention and inmate supervision. Click here to learn more about the Training Academy.  Applications are currently being accepted:  APPLY NOW

Covid Test

RIDOC has been proactive in its mitigation efforts and response planning for COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, as the health and safety of the people who live and work within the Department is our priority.

May 11, 2023 marked the end of the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration; in response, RIDOC has updated the way in which its COVID-19 data is disseminated. If you would like to request RIDOC COVID-19 data, please complete an Access to Public Records Act (APRA) Request. Research requests utilizing RIDOC COVID-19 data should be made through RIDOC's Planning & Research Unit by submitting a Research Request.