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Multi-Agency Event Seeks to Support Victims, Build Trust, Engage Communities during Crime Victims’ Rights Week

TUMWATER – Ken Paulson never imagined he would become an advocate for crime victims...

April 7, 2021

The Importance of Conferences (YouTube video link)

While incarcerated at the Mission Creek Corrections Center in 2019, Nichole Alexander used the Parent-Teacher Teleconference resources...

March 31, 2021

News Spotlight: State of Washington v. Blake

A recent state Supreme Court ruling voids Washington’s simple possession of a controlled substance statute. Learn more in this news spotlight...

March 29, 2021

One year later – Corrections’ response to COVID-19

As the nation reached one year since the beginning of COVID-19 restrictions, the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) looks back on its response to COVID-19...

March 24, 2021