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  Category: Department of Correction


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 […]




Capitol Police Lieutenant Michael Hertzfeld Assumes Command of Delaware Capitol Police

Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Capitol Police | Department of Correction | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Wilmington Public Safety Strategies Commission | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

State of Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security P.O. Box 818 Dover, Delaware 19903-0818 NEWS RELEASE   Date: December 31, 2018                                                                    […]




Delaware Awarded Two Federal Grants to Reduce Recidivism at the State Level

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Delaware receives $1,509,471 for the Statewide Recidivism Reduction and Innovations in Reentry Grants Dover, DE— The Delaware Criminal Justice Council (CJC) has been awarded $1.5 million in federal grant funding to build on state level-efforts to improve Delaware’s reentry systems and reduce recidivism. The majority of funds will be administered by the Delaware Department of […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Improve Reentry Procedures, Reduce Recidivism

Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Executive Order creates commission focused on reentry reform, and new office at DOC to oversee implementation WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed Executive Order #27, which focuses on improving reentry procedures for incarcerated individuals in Delaware. The Executive Order creates a commission focused on reentry reform, policies, and procedures, with a goal […]




Governor Carney, Commissioner Phelps Release Final Report of DOC Special Assistant

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Report details measurable progress implementing recommendations of Independent Review SMYRNA, Del. – Noting a commitment to publicly document implementation of needed prison improvements, Governor John Carney and Department of Correction (DOC) Commissioner Perry Phelps released a report today detailing the measurable progress made implementing the recommendations in the Final Report of the Independent Review of Security Issues […]







  Category: Department of Correction


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 […]




Capitol Police Lieutenant Michael Hertzfeld Assumes Command of Delaware Capitol Police

Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Capitol Police | Department of Correction | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Wilmington Public Safety Strategies Commission | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

State of Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security P.O. Box 818 Dover, Delaware 19903-0818 NEWS RELEASE   Date: December 31, 2018                                                                    […]




Delaware Awarded Two Federal Grants to Reduce Recidivism at the State Level

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Delaware receives $1,509,471 for the Statewide Recidivism Reduction and Innovations in Reentry Grants Dover, DE— The Delaware Criminal Justice Council (CJC) has been awarded $1.5 million in federal grant funding to build on state level-efforts to improve Delaware’s reentry systems and reduce recidivism. The majority of funds will be administered by the Delaware Department of […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Improve Reentry Procedures, Reduce Recidivism

Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Executive Order creates commission focused on reentry reform, and new office at DOC to oversee implementation WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed Executive Order #27, which focuses on improving reentry procedures for incarcerated individuals in Delaware. The Executive Order creates a commission focused on reentry reform, policies, and procedures, with a goal […]




Governor Carney, Commissioner Phelps Release Final Report of DOC Special Assistant

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Report details measurable progress implementing recommendations of Independent Review SMYRNA, Del. – Noting a commitment to publicly document implementation of needed prison improvements, Governor John Carney and Department of Correction (DOC) Commissioner Perry Phelps released a report today detailing the measurable progress made implementing the recommendations in the Final Report of the Independent Review of Security Issues […]