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PRESS RELEASE: Department of Corrections Searching for Inmate Who Escaped From Facility Work Crew

UPDATED 10/9/2018, 3:15 a.m. – Chad Michael Ramsey was apprehended safely and without incident at 2:50 a.m. in the Capitol State Forest area. Ramsey is being transferred to the Washington Corrections Center in Shelton, Wash., for questioning and pending investigation.

October 8, 2018

Take Your Children to Work Day

GIG HARBOR – The pilot program for the original take your child to work day was in April 1993...

October 5, 2018, 2018

Four DOC Employees Receive Governor’s Awards for Lifesaving Measures

SPOKANE – Four Department of Corrections employees received Governor’s Lifesaving Awards on September 27, 2018...

September 28, 2018

Summer Institute Focuses on Reentry

For over 10 years, the Community Partners for Transition Solutions Summer Institute has brought together reentry professionals focused on learning more about evidence-based practices and programs...

September 21, 2018