New housing unit dedicated to incarcerated veterans aims to address needs
Therapy dog at Woodland Center Correctional Facility changes attitudes, environment
Michigan is one of seven states nationwide to deliver significant results in efforts to reduce recidivism and violent crime, according to a new report by the Council of State Governments Justice Center.
One of the most significant developments in criminal justice policy over the past 15 years has been the fundamental shift in thinking about the primary purpose of prisons and jails.
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed SB 7022 which provides pay raises for Florida’s sworn state law enforcement officers, correctional officers and state employees.
This is a new reentry program for incarcerated veterans in collaboration with the Soldier On nonprofit and Voice of Calvary Ministries
Report highlights years of progress for successful transition
JACKSON-Incarcerated veterans in Mississippi are getting help before and after their release from prison under a new faith-based program offered in a special unit at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County.
Two Washington State Department of Corrections employees have received awards as part of the annual Public Service Recognition Week celebration held the second week of May.
Memorial created to honor Michigan corrections officers killed in the line of duty
Oakland County Probation Agent Candice Dunn, who was selected as the Michigan Department of Corrections’ 2017 Parole/Probation Agent of the Year, was killed May 9 in a traffic crash in Livingston County.
Candice Dunn was on her way home from awards banquet
Department of Rehabilitation and Correction employees recognized for creating the HOPE (Helping Ohio Prisoners Excel) channel
Candice Dunn has been named the Michigan Department of Corrections’ 2017 Parole/Probation Agent of the Year for her dedication to helping those under her supervision succeed and her commitment to improving her community.
Michigan has received more than $16 million in federal funds to help reduce opioid use and abuse across the state, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announced today.
Lisa Menard takes on the position of Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Corrections
Learning Latin has become a breeze for some of the inmates in the Wyoming Department of Corrections
New Washington Department of Corrections Secretary appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee
Bullock praises Reginald Michael’s experience and his commitment to effectively improve services and support of Montana’s corrections system
Secretary Wetzel, Director Kempf, Director Cook, Commissioner Dunn, and Secretary Tilley represent visit with White House staff
Gov. Jim Justice named Loita Butcher as acting commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Corrections.
Pilot to use COMPAS assessment in court puts focus on individual offender's needs
ASCA is raising its profile and representing the 400,000 Correctional Professionals from across the United States
The number of Michigan offenders who relapse into criminal behavior after being released from prison has fallen to its second lowest level since the state began recording three-year re-incarceration rates. Michigan’s recidivism rate, which measures the percentage of offenders who return to prison within three years, has dropped to 29.8 percent. This places Michigan among the top 10 states in the nation with the lowest recidivism rates.
Oregon DOC wins Recycler of the Year Award
Washington, March 23rd 2017 the FCC created more opportunities to combat contraband in correctional facilities
Program teaches inmates business, employer, parenting skills
ASCA Member and Colorado DOC Executive Director Rick Raemisch was invited to speak in Warsaw, Poland
Washington State Department of Corrections helps inmates find purpose through math.
Anne Precythe is the new MDOC Director