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Press Release: Government Partial Shutdown Department of Corrections Service Impacts

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PRESS RELEASE: Government Partial Shutdown Department of Corrections Service Impacts

TUMWATER – As of June 26, the Washington State Legislature had not yet approved state operating and capital budgets for the 2017-19 biennium, which begins July 1. If the Legislature does not enact budgets before July 1, state agencies will have to implement full or partial shutdowns...

June 26, 2017

Washington State Corrections Honors Fallen Officer in Texas

KILLEEN - It was an honor for the Washington State Department of Corrections to send two Honor Guard members from the Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) to the funeral of Officer Shana Tedder of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice...

June 23, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Jo Wofford Named Superintendent at Mission Creek Corrections Center

Jo Wofford has been named as the superintendent of the Mission Creek Corrections Center in Belfair, Wash. by Assistant Secretary Robert Herzog, effective July 1, 2017...

June 21, 2017

Families Visit Cedar Creek for Father’s Day

LITTLEROCK – Father’s Day is a day known for family gatherings and at Cedar Creek Corrections Center, families are brought in to celebrate the holiday. The facility hosted its annual Father’s Day fishing derby at their recreation yard...

June 16, 2017