Mission, Vision and Values

ICPA’s Mission is to promote and share ethical and effective correctional practices to enhance public safety and healthier communities world-wide

ICPA’s Vision is to be the recognized leader for the advancement of professional and humane corrections and prisons world-wide

ICPA’s Values are:

  • Effective community corrections and the use of imprisonment only as a last resort;
    Integrity and professionalism;
  • The sharing of ideas, knowledge, values and experience and working in partnership;
  • The capacity of individuals to change for the better and the need to support them;
  • The dignity of all individuals and the duty to protect their rights.

ICPA’s Objectives are:

  • To maintain ICPA as an innovative, learning organization, promoting and disseminating good practice;
  • To enhance co-operation between regions, countries, public, private and voluntary sectors involved in corrections and prisons;
  • To develop and promote policies and standards for professional and humane corrections and prisons;
  • To influence governments, policy-makers and the public to adopt humane and effective correctional policies and practices and assist in their implementation.

ICPA`s Strategic Priorities are:

  • Delivering a world class conference;
  • Facilitating transformational correctional leadership training;
  • Facilitating the implementation and delivery of evidence-based offenders interventions.

Read the ICPA By-Laws: http://bit.ly/2n2eJhe