William R. Byars, Jr.
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The South Carolina Department of Corrections protects the citizens by confining offenders in controlled
facilities and by providing rehabilitative, self-improvement opportunities to prepare inmates for their
re-integration into society.
The employees of the South Carolina Department of Corrections will be seen as a progressive force that
works together to ensure the safety of each other, to improve the lives and meet legitimate needs of the
inmates, and prepare them for re-entry into society.