New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (formerly New York State Department of Correctional Services), an NCCRS member since 1978, is responsible for providing effective and efficient correctional programs in New York State. The Department employs approximately 30,000 persons, including some 23,000 correction officers in work settings at 54 correctional facilities, including correctional camps and community-based facilities.
The Training Academy provides entry-level training for new officers, regular in-service programs for permanent staff, management and executive development programs, and liaison activities with higher education institutions. Tuition support programs are available and coordinated by each employee's negotiating unit.