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The Department of Corrections’ operational policies are called program statements. They guide every aspect of day-to-day operations within the facilities and amongst the correctional and non-uniformed staff. The following links provide more information about the laws and regulations used by the Department of Corrections, including the city and federal laws that guide our program statements.