department of corrections

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Synonyms for department of corrections

the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders

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Christopher Tanis, program director I, Indiana Department of Corrections, Parole Services, Gary, Ind.
After receiving AU's letter, Justin Jones, director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, said he had no intention of getting involved with the Wakita prison.
Without additional staff or expense, the Washington State Department of Corrections enhances supervision of offenders through the use of police officers who provide patrol coverage 24 hours a day.
They are suing CMT Blues, the garment labels that subcontracted the T-shirt manufacturer, Donovan's warden, other prison officials, and the California Department of Corrections for labor law violations, civil rights violations, and fraud.
The Department of Corrections is basically there to warehouse people and punish them, and that's what they do," says Cory Weinstein, a physician affiliated with the Prisoner's Rights Union in San Francisco.
Lila Brooks, corrections master sergeant, Louisiana Department of Corrections, Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, La.
In addition to detecting and prosecuting all felony crimes associated with the Department of Corrections, the unit also conducts background checks of new employees, manages the drug deterrence program, handles internal affairs cases, and investigates inmate and civilian complaints.
Commenting on the announcement, Richard Hallworth, PHS president and chief executive officer, stated, "We are delighted that the Vermont Department of Corrections has again selected PHS as its partner in delivering quality, accountable healthcare services, and we look forward to collaborating on an innovative new contracting model for these services.
The Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC) was the site selected to complete the first Morris Project in 2010.
July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Through an initiative spearheaded by First Lady Dianne Bentley, the Alabama Department of Corrections has donated more than 4,000 phones confiscated from inmates to HopeLine from Verizon, a phone recycling program that turns no-longer used wireless devices into support for organizations working to help reduce the incidence of domestic violence and assist victims.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation also agreed to add more parole agents to watch local parolees and to start using Global Positioning System devices to track high-risk sex offenders.
GEO manages the Facility under a 10-year contract, with two five-year renewal options, with the Arizona Department of Corrections.
Tenders are invited for Indigent Sex Offender Treatment Services for Missouri Department of Corrections, Statewide
Nicole Buchholz, correctional officer III, Arizona Department of Corrections; Gregory Croucher, correctional officer II, Arizona Department of Corrections; Jim Cummings, physical plan administrator, Perryville, Arizona Department of Corrections; David Elia, research analyst, Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections; Daniel Hopkins, correctional officer II, Arizona State Prison Complex-Safford; Michael Linderman, director of chaplain services, Arizona Department of Corrections; Araceli Rascon, sergeant, Perryville Complex, Arizona Department of Corrections; Therese Schroeder, warden, Tucson Complex, Arizona Department of Corrections
CONTACT: Susan McNaughton Department of Corrections (717) 975-4862
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