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43 graduate from latest correctional officer training academy

Date Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Correction

The Department of Correction Friday marked the graduation of 43 individuals from its Correctional Employee Initial Training (CEIT) academy, which prepares new Correctional Officers and other staff for assignments in prison facilities across the state.




Department of Correction searching for two work release offenders

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Correction

The Delaware Department of Correction is searching for two work release offenders whose locations are unaccounted for. Attempts to make contact with both offenders have been unsuccessful and arrest warrants have been issued.




Department of Correction marks National Crimes Victims’ Rights Week by reviewing first year of enhanced victim services, launching new informational resource

Date Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Correction Domestic Violence Coordinating Council

The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) today marked National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, observed this year from April 19-25, by reaffirming its commitment to engaging with survivors and their families and unveiling a new informational brochure for community members impacted by crime.




UPDATE: Department of Correction announces unauthorized departure of three offenders from Wilmington work release center

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Correction

Two of the three work release offenders who left the Plummer Work Release Center without permission Sunday night have been taken into custody. Both were charged with Escape After Conviction and Conspiracy 2nd Degree and were taken to Howard R. Young Correctional Center. A third offender – Tommy Broomer – remains at large and the Department’s search for him is ongoing.




Employee-driven Department of Correction competition to showcase Officers’ skills, encourage physical fitness, boost pride

Date Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Correction

This spring the Delaware Department of Correction will launch a one-day competition that tests Correctional Officers and Probation Officers on their level of proficiency in a variety of job-related skills. The Guardian Shield Challenge is the first and only challenge of its kind for correctional employees and was established voluntarily by correctional officers, with the strong support of the Department’s leadership. The challenge, which begins April 27, is designed to test each participant’s level of skill in physical fitness, weapon marksmanship, hands-on core skills, and job knowledge.






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