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  Category: Department of Correction


Department of Correction seeks additional resources to protect the community

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

Department of Correction Commissioner Robert Coupe and his senior leadership today proposed an operating budget for the next fiscal year that seeks modest increases in funding to secure staff training and equipment, invests in programs that reduce recidivism, and meets increased expenses in caring for offenders.




Inmate Death – George Reha

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

An inmate at Sussex Correctional Institution died in the SCI Infirmary on Saturday, November 8, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Walkaway offender back in custody

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, November 7, 2014

The Delaware Department of Correction announces that offender Alexis Martinez, who failed to return from an authorized work pass to Morris Community Corrections Center on October 28, 2014, is back in custody.




Inmate Death – Curtis McAllister

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014

Curtis McAllister, age 57, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center died at Kent General Hospital on Sunday, November 2, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Delaware Probation Officers keeping sex offenders off the streets this Halloween

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Thursday, October 30, 2014

Registered sex offenders on probation in Delaware are being kept off the streets this Halloween in the interest of public safety as a condition of their supervision by the Department of Correction. Each year on Halloween night, the Department of Correction imposes special conditions on all high risk sex offenders and sex offenders with child victims who are under the supervision of Probation and Parole, requiring them to remain inside their home with outside lights turned off beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.







  Category: Department of Correction


Department of Correction seeks additional resources to protect the community

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

Department of Correction Commissioner Robert Coupe and his senior leadership today proposed an operating budget for the next fiscal year that seeks modest increases in funding to secure staff training and equipment, invests in programs that reduce recidivism, and meets increased expenses in caring for offenders.




Inmate Death – George Reha

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

An inmate at Sussex Correctional Institution died in the SCI Infirmary on Saturday, November 8, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Walkaway offender back in custody

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, November 7, 2014

The Delaware Department of Correction announces that offender Alexis Martinez, who failed to return from an authorized work pass to Morris Community Corrections Center on October 28, 2014, is back in custody.




Inmate Death – Curtis McAllister

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014

Curtis McAllister, age 57, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center died at Kent General Hospital on Sunday, November 2, 2014 of natural causes following a lengthy illness.




Delaware Probation Officers keeping sex offenders off the streets this Halloween

Department of Correction | Date Posted: Thursday, October 30, 2014

Registered sex offenders on probation in Delaware are being kept off the streets this Halloween in the interest of public safety as a condition of their supervision by the Department of Correction. Each year on Halloween night, the Department of Correction imposes special conditions on all high risk sex offenders and sex offenders with child victims who are under the supervision of Probation and Parole, requiring them to remain inside their home with outside lights turned off beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.