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PRESS RELEASE: Recall of Food Produced at Airway Heights Corrections Center


PRESS RELEASE: Eleanor Vernell Named Deputy Prisons Director

TUMWATER – Assistant Secretary Robert Herzog has named Eleanor Vernell as the Deputy Prisons Director within the Washington State Department of Corrections, effective July 1, 2017...

May 24, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Mac Pevey Named Interim Assistant Secretary of Community Corrections

TUMWATER – Secretary Stephen Sinclair has named Mac Pevey as the Interim Assistant Secretary of the community corrections division within the Washington State Department of Corrections, effective June 1, 2017...

May 24, 2017

Two Corrections Professionals Receive Awards for Public Service

OLYMPIA – Two Washington State Department of Corrections employees have received awards as part of the annual Public Service Recognition Week celebration held the second week of May...

May 23, 2017

Community Support Key to Reentry

GIG HARBOR – Ahnetta Fields stood at the podium wearing thick glasses and a blue-and-white-striped sweater. Not many people know the 72-year-old grandmother is a former Department of Correcitons inmate who spent time at the Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) and Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW)...

May 19, 2017