The Orange County Correctional Facility is the Division of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responsible for housing prisoners for all law enforcement agencies in Orange County. The facility currently has a capacity for approximately 350 inmates , however the average daily population is just over 200. The facility staff is currently made up of one captain, one lieutenant, six sergeants, four corporals, and around 47 staff members.
The purpose of the facility is to house pre-trial detainees and those persons convicted of crimes sentenced to county jail or awaiting transfer into the Texas Prison System. As stated above, the average daily population for the facility is in excess of 200 inmates. The Corrections Staff is responsible for not only housing the inmates, but to provide those services required by State, Local and Federal guidelines including but not limited to; inmate recreation, inmate work program, visitation, court activities, mail services, meals, and medical care.
The mission of the Orange County Correctional Facility is to provide a safe working and living environment. The facility holds paramount the protection of the staff, the inmates and the community it serves. The employees of the Orange County Correctional Facility believe in the practice of team qualities that produce an atmosphere of cooperation and respect between officers and inmates. Conducting business of the criminal justice system is done with efficiency and professionalism emphasizing work quality over quantity. Each officer is trained to utilize the advantages of technology, professional instruction, and modern techniques, while meeting the needs of the individual, thus ensuring the facility’s and employee’s success towards completing our mission.
Through our words and actions, the officers and staff of the Orange County Correctional Facility define the manner in which we strive to complete our daily mission. Individual officers complete tasks with due diligence and in such a manner that integrity, honesty, and servant’s attitude motivate behavior. No matter the situation presented, Orange County Correctional Officers will respond in a professional manner emulating a public servant who is dependable without prejudice.