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  Category: Department of Correction


Delaware Correctional Officers and Inmates Contribute to Delaware’s COVID-19 Response

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

SMYRNA, Del. – This week, three dozen inmates who are employed in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center garment shop began producing cotton face masks for the correctional system and first responders as the Delaware Department of Correction steps up to support the First State’s COVID-19 response. These skilled inmate workers normally cut and sew material from large rolls of red and […]




Marking Delaware’s Progress Improving Reentry Services

Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020

Governor John Carney on Monday joined state leaders at Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington to review progress on improving reentry services for offenders and to announce more than $1 million in grants to support Delaware’s reentry initiatives.




State, City Leaders Announce Group Violence Intervention (GVI) Project in Wilmington

Criminal Justice | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Justice | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence WILMINGTON, Del. – State of Delaware social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence in the City of Wilmington under a Group Violence Intervention (GVI) project announced by state and city leaders on Tuesday. Governor John Carney joined Wilmington […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Claire DeMatteis

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm the Governor’s nomination of Claire DeMatteis to serve as the next Commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction: “Thank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming Claire DeMatteis as Commissioner of the Department of […]




Governor Carney to Nominate Claire DeMatteis as DOC Commissioner

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

DeMatteis has helped lead reform efforts at Department of Correction WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Claire DeMatteis – a former senior counsel to then-U.S. Senator Joe Biden – as the next Commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction. The nomination will require approval by the Delaware Senate. DeMatteis […]







  Category: Department of Correction


Delaware Correctional Officers and Inmates Contribute to Delaware’s COVID-19 Response

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

SMYRNA, Del. – This week, three dozen inmates who are employed in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center garment shop began producing cotton face masks for the correctional system and first responders as the Delaware Department of Correction steps up to support the First State’s COVID-19 response. These skilled inmate workers normally cut and sew material from large rolls of red and […]




Marking Delaware’s Progress Improving Reentry Services

Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020

Governor John Carney on Monday joined state leaders at Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington to review progress on improving reentry services for offenders and to announce more than $1 million in grants to support Delaware’s reentry initiatives.




State, City Leaders Announce Group Violence Intervention (GVI) Project in Wilmington

Criminal Justice | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Justice | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence WILMINGTON, Del. – State of Delaware social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence in the City of Wilmington under a Group Violence Intervention (GVI) project announced by state and city leaders on Tuesday. Governor John Carney joined Wilmington […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Claire DeMatteis

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm the Governor’s nomination of Claire DeMatteis to serve as the next Commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction: “Thank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming Claire DeMatteis as Commissioner of the Department of […]




Governor Carney to Nominate Claire DeMatteis as DOC Commissioner

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

DeMatteis has helped lead reform efforts at Department of Correction WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Claire DeMatteis – a former senior counsel to then-U.S. Senator Joe Biden – as the next Commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction. The nomination will require approval by the Delaware Senate. DeMatteis […]