Welcome to the Department of CorrectionsCommissioner Gary M. Lanigan
Gary M. Lanigan
He succeeded George Hayman, whose retirement ended a distinguished career with the NJDOC that dated back to 1983.
“My first order of business is to offer my sincere appreciation to Governor Christie and Lieutenant Governor (Kim) Guadagno for providing me with an opportunity to preside over a department I have admired from afar for so many years,” (more...)
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Call: 609 - 292 - 4036 ext 5800
The New Jersey Department of Corrections has volunteer opportunities available in multiple areas, including such areas as education, chaplaincy and social services. For more information, go to the Non Profit, Grants, and Volunteer Information page, which will take you to the Web site’s volunteer’s page.
Fallen Officers MemorialFallen Officers Memorial
“Dedicated to the honor and memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty”
Those 18 words grace the New Jersey Department of Corrections’ memorial to its fallen officers, a polished black granite wall, standing four feet high, that was dedicated on the grounds of our Central Office on May 17, 2007. The U.S. Department of Justice provided the department with a grant to fund the memorial.
The significance of this memorial cannot be overstated. It is our fervent hope that by recognizing our fallen heroes in this manner, perhaps all of us can gain some measure of appreciation of the impact these brave individuals had on the communities they were sworn to protect as well as the lives of those who knew and loved them. (more...)