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  Category: Department of Correction


Offender who fled during weekend pass back in custody

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014

The Delaware Department of Correction announces that offender David L. Daniels, who failed to return from an authorized weekend pass issued by the Plummer Community Corrections Center in Wilmington, is back in custody.




Department of Correction graduates new class of Correctional Officers

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, December 12, 2014

Today, during a ceremony attended by more than 200 family, friends, and state officials, the Delaware Department of Correction marked the graduation of 30 employees who have completed the Department’s Correctional Employee Initial Training (CEIT) program.




Inmate Death – Richard Lum

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Richard H. Lum, age 53, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, died in the prison infirmary this morning, December 10, 2014, of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Inmate Death – Steven Crawford

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014

Steven Crawford, age 60, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, died at Christiana Hospital on Sunday, December 7, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Offender flees during weekend pass from work release center

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014

The Delaware Department of Correction announces that an offender has failed to return from an authorized weekend pass issued by the Plummer Community Corrections Center in Wilmington. Repeated and ongoing attempts to make contact have been unsuccessful and at this time the offender’s whereabouts are unknown.







  Category: Department of Correction


Offender who fled during weekend pass back in custody

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014

The Delaware Department of Correction announces that offender David L. Daniels, who failed to return from an authorized weekend pass issued by the Plummer Community Corrections Center in Wilmington, is back in custody.




Department of Correction graduates new class of Correctional Officers

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, December 12, 2014

Today, during a ceremony attended by more than 200 family, friends, and state officials, the Delaware Department of Correction marked the graduation of 30 employees who have completed the Department’s Correctional Employee Initial Training (CEIT) program.




Inmate Death – Richard Lum

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Richard H. Lum, age 53, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, died in the prison infirmary this morning, December 10, 2014, of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Inmate Death – Steven Crawford

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014

Steven Crawford, age 60, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, died at Christiana Hospital on Sunday, December 7, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Offender flees during weekend pass from work release center

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014

The Delaware Department of Correction announces that an offender has failed to return from an authorized weekend pass issued by the Plummer Community Corrections Center in Wilmington. Repeated and ongoing attempts to make contact have been unsuccessful and at this time the offender’s whereabouts are unknown.