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During Pride Month Corrections Highlights LGBTQ+ Partnerships & Policies

Each year, the nation recognizes June as Pride Month in remembrance of the historic Stonewall Uprising that occurred in Manhattan on June 28, 1969.

June 22, 2022

Washington State Penitentiary Indigenous Incarcerated Individuals Rebuild Inípi

On Monday, June 6th the Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) was visited by an Elder from the Kalispel tribe for the ceremonial burn and rebuild of its West Complex Inípi, otherwise known as the sweat lodge...

June 15, 2022

News Spotlight: Clarifying Inaccurate Information About Jeremy Bennett Release

Recently, you may have seen media coverage stating that the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) accidentally released an incarcerated individual, Jeremy Bennett...

June 7, 2022

Incarcerated Give Back by Fighting Fires

The Wildland Fire Leadership Council visited Spokane Valley during their 2022 Field Tour. The council was able to visit with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to see the Washington Department Natural Resource Camps Program...

June 1, 2022