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  Category: Department of Correction


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 […]




State of Delaware Employees Honored for Excellence and Commitment in State Service, Team Excellence, and Heroism

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Department of Technology and Information | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018

Event held during the celebration of Public Service Recognition Week, May 6-12, 2018. WILMINGTON, Del. (May 11, 2018) —Governor John Carney and Cabinet members celebrated Public Service Recognition Week by applauding the extraordinary work of Delaware’s public servants. Awards for exemplary efforts in service to the State of Delaware were presented at the Governor’s Awards […]




Governor Carney Releases Interim Report of DOC Special Assistant

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released an interim report of the Special Assistant at the Department of Correction. The six-month report publicly details progress in the Department of Correction’s efforts to implement recommendations made by the Independent Review into the events of February 1 and 2, 2017, at James T. Vaughn Correctional […]




Governor Carney Releases Final Report of Department of Correction Independent Review

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday released the final report of the Independent Review into the events of February 1 and February 2 at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, and issued the following statement: “Thank you to Judge Chapman and former U.S. Attorney Oberly for their hard work on this Independent Review. Their […]







  Category: Department of Correction


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 […]




State of Delaware Employees Honored for Excellence and Commitment in State Service, Team Excellence, and Heroism

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Department of Technology and Information | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018

Event held during the celebration of Public Service Recognition Week, May 6-12, 2018. WILMINGTON, Del. (May 11, 2018) —Governor John Carney and Cabinet members celebrated Public Service Recognition Week by applauding the extraordinary work of Delaware’s public servants. Awards for exemplary efforts in service to the State of Delaware were presented at the Governor’s Awards […]




Governor Carney Releases Interim Report of DOC Special Assistant

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released an interim report of the Special Assistant at the Department of Correction. The six-month report publicly details progress in the Department of Correction’s efforts to implement recommendations made by the Independent Review into the events of February 1 and 2, 2017, at James T. Vaughn Correctional […]




Governor Carney Releases Final Report of Department of Correction Independent Review

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday released the final report of the Independent Review into the events of February 1 and February 2 at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, and issued the following statement: “Thank you to Judge Chapman and former U.S. Attorney Oberly for their hard work on this Independent Review. Their […]