"Mandating the Department of Correction
to provide sex reassignment surgery to a convicted murderer is an extremely poor use of the public purse.
Department of Correction
employs close to 5,000 staff and houses over 11,000 inmates in 18 facilities, ranging from pre-release to maximum security.
CUTLINE: Correction officers pay close attention during the 303rd state Department of Correction
commencement exercises at Mechanics Hall yesterday.
Diane Wiffin, a spokeswoman for the Department of Correction
, said that Mr.
The Tennessee Department of Correction
's (TDOC) facilities held daily events to celebrate the week, including a ceremony at the Tennessee Corrections Academy honoring the fallen officers and staff of TDOC.
Wall, Rhode Island Department of Corrections
; Robert Guy, North Carolina Department of Corrections
(retired); Chris Innes, NIC; Kala Stern, Harvard Law School; Brad Bogue, J-SAT; Harold Clarke, Massachusetts Department of Correction
; Tom O'Conner, Oregon Department of Corrections
; Dana Wilks, Colorado Probation Department; Mike Masternak, CPS Human Resources; Nancy Cebula, People in Change; and Torn Devane, Product Development.
Raymond Marchilli Jr., superintendent, North Central Correctional Institute at Gardner, Massachusetts Department of Correction
; Carol Mid, assistant deputy commissioner of classification, Massachusetts Department of Correction
; Office of Investigative Services team, Massachusetts Department of Correction
; Monserrate Quinones, director, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, Massachusetts Department of Correction
Kentucky Department of Corrections
and the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice
Antonia Marie Cerino, deputy chief probation and parole officer, Virginia Department of Corrections
, Chesapeake, Va., Thomas C.
Waters, 21, of Du Quoin, was sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections
after having pleaded guilty to the offense of Criminal Damage to Government Supported Property, a Class 4 felony, on July 5.
The Kansas Department of Corrections
said an "inmate disturbance" occurred at the facility at around 9.30 pm Tuesday evening, adding that no injuries were reported at the time.
A federal class action lawsuit was filed July 26 against the Tennessee Department of Corrections
, charging that inmates with Hepatitis C (HCV) are routinely denied treatment for the disease.