The Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services in cooperation with the Criminal Justice Council announce the Statewide Juvenile Civil Citation Program Beginning
Criminal Justice Council | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Wilmington, DE- The Criminal Justice Council is pleased to announce that funding has been awarded to the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families (DSCYF), Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services (DYRS) for the implementation of Delaware’s Juvenile Civil Citation Program. This project will address juvenile first-time misdemeanor offenses for violations of Disorderly Conduct, Loitering, […]
A total of 78 people were arrested statewide last week for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs. Of those 78 individuals, four (4) were arrested at DUI checkpoints conducted by the New Castle County DUI Task Force and Delaware State Police. Police officers also made 32 other traffic arrests. Next DUI checkpoint will be held Saturday July 18th in the Bear/New Castle area.
Telling lawmakers the country must address the inequities, inefficiencies, and unproductive policies of our criminal justice system, Governor Markell testified before a House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on criminal justice reform.
Department of Correction announces search for Dover work release offender and the apprehension of two offenders
Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, July 13, 2015
The Department of Correction today announced that it is searching for a Dover work release offender and notified the public that two work release offenders have been apprehended.
Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, July 10, 2015
Ronnie Farrow, age 32, an inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, died unexpectedly this morning, July 10. Farrow’s cellmate found him unresponsive in his bed at the facility. Department of Correction staff responded immediately and called 911. First responders performed CPR with negative results, and Farrow was declared deceased at 4:19 a.m.