Memorandum to the Public


The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee (CIIC) is a legislative committee that provides oversight to Ohio's prisons and youth services facilities. The Committee staff assists the CIIC in carrying out its duties. The Committee's statutory duties and/or authority (O.R.C.Section 103.73) are to:
  • Inspect each state correctional institution;
  • Evaluate and assist in the development of programs to improve conditions and operations in correctional institutions;
  • Report on inspection findings, and any programs proposed or developed to improve conditions or operations in correctional institutions;
  • Evaluate and report on the grievance procedure at each correctional institution.
The Committee welcomes and appreciates communication from those who live or work in correctional facilities. Such communication helps the Committee to identify problems, issues,or concerns that may need to be addressed. It also guides the Committee in its inspections, evaluations, and inquiries. You may contact the CIIC at:
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION INSPECTION COMMITTEE
RIFFE CENTER
15TH FLOOR
77 SOUTH HIGH STREET
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
PHONE: 614-466-6649
FAX: 614-466-6929