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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

PRESS RELEASE: Department of Corrections Searching for Two Inmates Who Escaped From Cedar Creek Corrections Center

LITTLE ROCK – Washington State Department of Corrections and local law enforcement are searching for two inmates, Richard Harvell, 30, and Sage Bear, 26, who escaped from Cedar Creek Corrections Center at approximately 9:40 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017...

June 11, 2017

Volunteers Provide Fresh Clothes and A Fresh Start

GIG HARBOR – Stacks of folded blue jeans sit on shelves that stretch from wall to wall. Blouses of various colors, sizes, and textures drape from hangers. This clothing closet is like most others. Except, it's located inside a prison...

June 9, 2017

Work Release Residents Graduate from Pre-Apprenticeship Program

SPOKANE – Three of the female residents at the Department of Corrections' Eleanor Chase House Work Release graduated from a program aimed at preparing people to apply for construction trades apprenticeships...

June 2, 2017