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PRESS RELEASE: Corrections Appoints Carlos Lugo as Department Ombuds

OLYMPIA — The Department of Corrections (DOC) announced today the appointment of Carlos Lugo to the agency’s newly created Ombuds position within the agency’s Executive Policy Office...

August 19, 2016

Harleys in Prison: Unique Ministry for Inmates

A half-dozen, leather-clad motorcycle riders rumbled past the razor wire perimeter fence into the Airway Heights Corrections Center recently under the watchful eye of the tower..."

August 15, 2016

Washington DOC Pays Respects to Fallen Texas Correctional Officer Mari Johnson

A delegation of Washington Department of Corrections employees paid tribute to Correctional Officer Mari Johnson, by participating in her memorial service...

August 10, 2016

Washington DOC will be accepting only Electronic Visit Applications starting 9/1/2016

This change will help in ensuring timely processing of all visit applications (minors included). Visitors who have already applied do NOT need to submit new applications. All new visitors submitting NEW visit applications need to use the electronic visit application on this website...

August 09, 2016