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2024 Heat Mitigation Efforts


Fostering Community: What Raising a Flag Really Means

On June 3, 2024, the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) made history by raising the Intersex-Inclusive Pride flag at its headquarters for the first time...

June 5, 2024

Transforming Lives: The Success of WSP’s Prison Fellowship Program

In 2019, the Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) launched a transformative Prison Fellowship program, aiming to foster rehabilitation and community...

May 22, 2024

Breaking the Cycle: How Washington State’s Housing Specialists are Reducing Recidivism

In Washington state, the Department of Corrections is making strides to reduce recidivism through housing assistance programs facilitated by housing specialists...

May 15, 2024

Crisis Negotiators: A Key Piece for Success

The Crisis Negotiations Teams at the Washington State Department of Corrections are frontline stars, working tirelessly to de-escalate crises within correctional facilities...

May 8, 2024