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PRESS RELEASE: Washington State Department of Corrections Announces Agency Award Winners

TUMWATER – The Washington State Department of Corrections is pleased to announce the Annual Agency Awards winners. The awards recognize employees for their continuous, outstanding work to improve public safety...

April 20, 2018

Designing the Future

ABERDEEN – As a former architect, Farshid Mirzaei (pronounced FAR-sheed Meer-ZAY) designed houses, office buildings, and managed architectural projects. He never dreamed one day he would wind up in prison. And love it...

April 13, 2018

Governor's Proclamation: Crime Victims' Rights WeekAdobe PDF document

OLYMPIA – Governor Inslee hereby proclaims April 8-14, 2018, as Crime Victims' Rights Week, reaffirming a commitment toward ensuring all victims of crime know they are respected, and to create a victim-service response that assists all victims of crime...

April 9, 2018

Checking Out Books in Prison

TUMWATER – National Library Week is April 8-14. The Washington State Department of Corrections has nine institutional libraries run through an interagency agreement with the Washington State Library...

April 6, 2018