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Honoring a Life Lost: Annual Biendl Memorial Run/Walk

MONROE – Nine years ago, the death of Correctional Officer Jayme Biendl left an agency and a community stunned...

January 8, 2020

Diversity in DecemberYouTube video

TUMWATER – The month of December includes a variety of cultural holidays, religious days and celebrations. The Department of Corrections recognizes the importance for incarcerated individuals to celebrate their heritage; cultural and religious holidays; and build lasting memories with their families and loved ones...

December 24, 2019

Secure Internet Access Expands Horizons

GIG HARBOR – Education in Washington’s correctional facilities received a huge boost from legislators in 2019 when they approved a pilot project to explore providing secure internet access...

December 18, 2019

Changing the Narrative of Formerly Incarcerated Women

BELFAIR – Sometimes experiencing adversity is required for your success. That’s the advice Omari Amili shared during a lunchtime presentation before 150 women...

December 11, 2019