Turkish General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses is a puclic organization directly related to Ministry of Justice. General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses is responsible for the enforcement of imprisonment sentences and probation measures. Our General Directorate is responsible for 361 prisons and enforcement of around 180.000 convicts’ sentences. Our General Directorate is also responsible for 137 probation services. There are approxiametly 50.000 staff working in the organization.