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About ICI

Idaho Correctional Industries (ICI), is headquartered in the great capital of Boise, Idaho and provides daily training for inmates at Idaho State Prisons and Idaho Women’s Prison in Pocatello.

Idaho Correctional Industries prepares our inmates with vocational education, on-the-job training and work experience for industry, vocational and agricultural programs. Inmates will develop marketable job skills, good work ethics and confidence in their accomplishments, which gives a feeling of pride, sometimes for the first time in their lives. In addition, inmates earn a wage to pay their victim restitution and court-ordered fines, and to save money for their release.

ICI programs benefit by providing better public safety in our prisons and communities. They improve prison security by keeping inmates active and engaged while incarcerated, and provide inmates who will return to our communities with opportunities to learn life and job skills, and develop a work ethic that enables them to become productive employees, good neighbors and law-abiding, tax-paying citizens.


Idaho Correctional Industries is dedicated to maintaining and expanding work training programs which provides meaningful education, work experience and transitional services to assist inmates reentering our communities become productive employees, good neighbors and taxpaying citizens, supporting victims of crime and creating safer communities.

Idaho Correctional Industries is committed to promoting a safer Idaho by:

  • Providing diversified training opportunities focused on vocational education and rehabilitation.
  • Maintaining independent financial sustainability.
  • Reducing inmate idleness in Idaho’s prison system.


Idaho Correctional Industries provides life skills and marketable training opportunities to inmates which enable a better chance at successful re-entry into society.


  • Respect
  • Positive Attitude
  • Integrity


Goal 1: Provide Life Skills

  •  Provide for a pro-social work environment while creating structure and accountability

Goal 2: Meet Marketable Work Opportunities while sustaining self-funding

  • Provide training for those skills necessary to obtain gainful employment
  • Maintain adequate self-funding to reinvest in the program

Goal 3: Provide opportunities to be a productive member of society

  • Assess career/employment opportunities
  • Develop career/employment opportunities for reentry

Goal 4: Develop synergistic relationship with IDOC

  • Improve coalition
  • Align ICI services with the needs of IDOC
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