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PRESS RELEASE: Robert Herzog Named Interim Assistant Secretary of Corrections

TUMWATER – Secretary Stephen Sinclair has named Robert Herzog as the Interim Assistant Secretary of the prisons division within the Washington Department of Corrections, effective immediately...

April 26, 2017

INFOGRAPHIC: Volunteers Make a Difference

Thousands of people volunteer within Washington State Department of Corrections Prisons each year, and generously donate their time to various inmate programs like substance abuse treatment, education, training service animals and more...

April 25, 2017

Mike Paris Receives Petrine Marciniak Inspirational Award

TUMWATER – Mike Paris believes education is the key to keep people from returning to prison, and has dedicated his career in corrections to bringing education into the lives of the incarcerated...

April 21, 2017

INFOGRAPHIC: Taking Care of the Environment from Behind Bars

Hundreds of inmates lead environmental conservation projects in all 12 of Washington's Correctional facilities through the Sustainability in Prisons Project. Check out some of their accomplishments!...

April 21, 2017