The Jail System
Delaware has 3 counties. Due to Delaware's combined jail prison system, there are no locally operated jails.
The Prison System
As of December 31, 2015, the Delaware prison population was 6,654. The Bureau of Prisons oversees four adult correctional facilities and several specialized units.
The Community Corrections System
The Bureau of Community Corrections within the Delaware Department of Correction supervised approximately 17,000 probationers and parolees as of June 30, 2015.