Discover Corrections was created as a collaborative effort of The Council of State Governments/American Probation and Parole Association (CSG/APPA), the American Correctional Association (ACA), American Jail Association (AJA) and the Center for Innovative Public Policies (CIPP), with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) On October 1, 2014, federal funding for the website was expended, and the American Probation and Parole Association assumed management of the website without federal funding.
Discover Corrections provides in-depth comprehensive information about entry level and advanced careers in corrections. Employers are able to share relevant job posting information making it possible for job-seekers to locate job opportunities nationwide. Discover Corrections also offers a practical and concise overview of corrections for those who are interested in the field. In addition, Discover Corrections provides strategies to improve the effectiveness and retention of valuable correctional employees.