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Incarcerated Veterans Give Back to Kids

As a way of giving back to the community, 174 incarcerated men at Washington Corrections Center (WCC) participated in a three-day walkathon raising nearly $2,000...

January 30, 2017

Honor Guard Does 'Whatever It Takes' to Pay Tribute to Fallen Officers

When an officer dies in the line of duty, the community is shaken to its core. Family members, friends and co-workers grieve. While everyone else mourns, the honor guard steps up to ensure the officer's tribute is flawless...

January 26, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Nancy Dufraine Named as Tribal Relations Director

TUMWATER – Acting Secretary Dr. Jody Becker-Green has announced Nancy Dufraine as the Tribal Relations Director for the Washington Department of Corrections, effective January 18, 2017...

January 19, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Secretary's Warrants for Arrest Added to Agency Website

TUMWATER – The Washington Department of Corrections (DOC), in its mission to improve public safety has added a new feature to the agency's website, which debuted in September. The feature provides a list of all individuals who have a Secretary's Warrant currently issued for their arrest.

January 6, 2017