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PRESS RELEASE: Melena Thompson Appointed as New Executive Policy Director

TUMWATER – The Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) has selected Melena Thompson as its new Executive Policy Director, replacing Alex MacBain...

December 4, 2019

Native American Heritage MonthYouTube video

Since 1990, November has been nationally recognized as Native American Heritage Month...

November 27, 2019

C’est Manifique! Washington’s Correctional Gardens Draw Overseas Interest

Washington’s correctional produce gardens are well known throughout the state. Incarcerated individuals maintain and grow produce in the gardens...

November 20, 2019

Incarcerated Individual Technology ServicesYouTube video

The technology services available in Washington’s state correctional facilities provide incarcerated individuals with a way to keep in contact with families and friends...

November 13, 2019