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About Corrections and Rehabilitation

Mission Statement

We, the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department serve our community by providing safe, secure and humane detention of individuals in our custody while preparing them for a successful return to the community.

Vision Statement

We envision a unified work force of progressive, dedicated professionals grounded in service, integrity, and pride who strive to provide caring and compassionate services to those entrusted to our care and to protect the public we serve.

Value Statements

We will strive to be compassionate and courteous to all persons we come in contact with. We understand that our profession is one of service and we will be responsive to the changing needs of our community.

We will be responsible for our conduct, both professionally and personally. We will be diligent, honest, fair and show strength of character. We hold ourselves to be accountable to the highest standards of ethical conduct and strive to be role models for all.

With confidence and pride in ourselves, we are committed to protect the rights of all persons equally. We recognize the trust placed in us by the public and we accept that responsibility. We are devoted to providing quality service and will strive to remain effective, efficient and responsive to the changing needs of our community.

We commit ourselves to protecting our community by providing secure housing of persons placed under the supervision of our department. We will accomplish this through constant vigilance and compliance with policies, standards and procedures.


The American Correctional Association (ACA) and the Florida Corrections Association Commission, Inc. are private, non-profit professional organizations that administer accreditation programs for all components of correctional agencies.

Code of Ethics

As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality, and justice.


The County Services Division includes  Food Services Bureau,  Materials Management Bureau and Information Systems Bureau.

Director's Biography

On June 5, 2014 Marydell Guevara was appointed Director of the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department by Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. Previously she had been serving as interim director following the retirement of former director Timothy P. Ryan in January 2014.

Employment Opportunities

To better assist you when applying for a career and or promotional opportunity on line, please read and provide all the information to ensure that the application process is completed. Your application will be rejected if all of the questions are not answered properly.

Employee Recognition Awards

See the winners of the Corrections and Rehabilitation Employee Recognition Awards.

Photo Gallery

Check out the Corrections and Rehabilitation employee photo gallery.


See answers to your frequently asked questions.

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