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One Year Later, Strength in Families Supports Incarcerated Men Becoming Better Fathers

TUMWATER – Fathers behind bars say they have better relationships with their children, thanks to a new Washington Department of Corrections program...

July 18, 2017

Wrap Around Meetings Give Victims a Voice

KING COUNTY, Wash. – Jane, a 25-year-old woman from King County, sat in a room with her godmother. Also at the table were Department of Corrections’ Community Victim Liaison Angella Coker and a community corrections officer...

July 7, 2017

Bakery Cooks up Skills, Motivation for Inmates

CLALLAM BAY – Joshua R. grips a small yellow spatula with gloved hands and spreads a bit of thick almond paste onto a halved croissant. Later, he sprinkles a generous handful of slivered almonds atop the croissants before placing them into the oven...

June 30, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Jason Bennett Named Superintendent at Olympic Corrections Center

Jason Bennett has been named as the permanent superintendent of the Olympic Corrections Center (OCC) in Forks, Wash. by Assistant Secretary Robert Herzog, effective July 1, 2017...

June 29, 2017