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National Institute of Corrections Presents WA Corrections’ Belinda Stewart with Director’s Award

Washington State Department of Corrections’ (DOC) Correctional Program Administrator (CPA), Belinda Stewart, is the 2022 recipient of the National Institute of Corrections’ (NIC) Director Award.

November 9, 2022

Yen Huynh Named Equity Diversity Inclusion & Respect Director

Department of Corrections Secretary Cheryl Strange has appointed Yen Huynh as director of the agency’ Office of Equity Diversity Inclusion & Respect (EDIR).

November 2, 2022

News Spotlight: Washington State Department of Corrections Office of Corrections Ombuds Response

DOC recognizes the important role the Office of Corrections Ombuds plays addressing concerns of those in our care and custody, their families and the public in general.

November 2, 2022

Correctional Industries Seeking Advisory Committee Members

TUMWATER – Correctional Industries, the Washington Department of Corrections’ division focused on vocational education and job readiness of the incarcerated population, is seeking three representatives on its advisory committee.

October 31, 2022