- Strayer University - Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
The state of Delaware currently incarcerates just over 4,000 sentenced inmates in 4 prisons and 9 community corrections facilities throughout the state. All have a need for professional and assertive staff to fulfill a variety of correctional roles within the facility. Some, like Baylor Women's Correctional Institution and the Hazel D. Plant Women's Treatment Facility specifically require female officers to fulfill some roles. Others, like James T. Vaughn Correctional Center and the Sussex Correctional Institution do not have specifications in this regard. BLS.gov indicates that there will be steady growth over the next ten years throughout the state and nationally; over this time period, the state of Delaware will be looking to hire an additional 5% of their existing correctional workforce as well as applicants to replace employees who have retired, advanced, or left the field. Interested so far? Read further on our page for more information regarding employment opportunities for correctional officers in Delaware, or try a practice application through the Department of Corrections portal.