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Security Unit

Staffed by facility-based Security Specialists, the office has overall responsibility for the security of all Department of Corrections’ facilities and any offender activity that takes place off the Pastore Government Center grounds. The Security Unit maintains and inventories equipment, conducts audits, writes reports, and maintains records.

The Security Unit also develops and designs all new active and passive security systems, implements inmate security measures, coordinates drug detection and urine screening processes, trains staff, and drafts security policies. It reviews new technologies that become available to law enforcement and makes recommendations regarding their potential use within the Department of Corrections.