Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Abbreviation DCRPR
Patch of the PRDCR
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Logo of the PRDCR
Motto Seguridad, Rehabilitacion
Security, Rehabilitation
Agency overview
Formed 1930
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, USA
Size 5,324 square miles (13,790 km2)
Population 3,994,259 (2007 estimate)
Legal jurisdiction Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sworn members 5,386 officers
Agency executive Carlos Molina Rodríguez, Secretary
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Department of Correction and Rehabilitation of Puerto Rico (Spanish: Departamento de Corrección y Rehabilitación de Puerto Rico, DCRPR) is an executive department of the government of Puerto Rico, headquartered in San Juan.[1] Its purpose is to structure, develop, and coordinate the public policies of Puerto Rico over its correctional system and the rehabilitation of its adult and young population. DCRPR was appointed the following agencies:

  • Administration of Juvenile Institutions of Puerto Rico
  • Correction Administration of Puerto Rico
  • Parole Board of Puerto Rico
  • Office of Services with Advance of Trial of Puerto Rico (Oficina de Servicios con Antelación al Juicio, or IANAL, in Spanish)
  • Corporation of Companies of Training and Work of Puerto Rico (Corporación de Empresas de Adiestramiento y Trabajo in Spanish)


  1. ^ "Contáctenos." Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation of Puerto Rico. Retrieved on May 19, 2010.

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