- Correction definition, something that is substituted or proposed for what is wrong or inaccurate; emendation. See more.
In criminal justice, particularly in North America, correction, corrections, and correctional, are umbrella terms describing a variety of functions typically carried out by government agencies, and involving the punishment, treatment, and supervision of persons who have been convicted of crimes. Correctional Officer (CO)-A well-trained professional who supervises inmates in a prison setting. Corrections Review Team (CRT)- A group of DOC staff selected by the CRT coordinator and approved by the lead CRT member to participate in the review of a respective DOC unit. Cost Per Day- The average total cost of housing an inmate for one day of the