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Corrections looks to Norway for inspiration on reforms

TUMWATER – As the rain intermittently spills from the skies in Shelton, it is a typical busy Friday morning at Washington Corrections Center. Lieutenant Dan Wistie juggles staff to transport incarcerated individuals...

February 12, 2020

Making the US Census Count for CorrectionsYouTube video

The 2020 census is almost here. Every 10 years, this survey counts everyone living in the United States and is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution...

February 5, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: JC Miller Named Superintendent at Larch Corrections Center

TUMWATER – James “JC” Miller, Jr. has been appointed by Assistant Secretary Robert Herzog as the superintendent of Larch Corrections Center in Yacolt, Wash. effective Saturday, February 1, 2020...

January 30, 2020

Legislators consider expanding access to higher education in Washington correctional facilities

OLYMPIA – Incarcerated individuals may soon have more opportunities to complete college degrees while in correctional facilities...

January 29, 2020