Mission Statement

The mission of the St. Charles County Department of Corrections (SCCDOC) is to establish a standard of excellence in the field of corrections by providing care, custody and control for adult offenders with the goal of maintaining a secure facility and enhancing public safety within the communities of St. Charles County.


To achieve excellence in all areas of correctional practices by committing to the professional development of staff, offering evidence-based programs and rehabilitative strategies to reduce recidivism, and ensuring our employees are equipped with the best tools and resources aimed at improving community safety to move our department forward into an elite class of corrections professionals.


SCCDOC's work will be guided and informed by our beliefs and commitments to:

  • Pride: We value our reputation for outstanding work.
  • Professionalism: We lead by example, have respect for others and practice within the mission of SCCDOC.
  • Integrity: We conduct ourselves professionally and model ethical behavior.
  • Honor: We demonstrate a sense of values.
  • Discipline: We accept responsibility and work hard to achieve a common goal.
  • Vigilance: We ensure the safety of inmates and our community.
  • Dedication: We are committed to going above and beyond in the field of corrections.