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.
Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, November 21, 2014
Commissioner Robert Coupe announced the launch of the official Department of Correction Twitter and Facebook pages. These resources have been developed to enhance communication with Delawareans by providing the public with real-time news and information, including time-sensitive notices about offenders and Department facilities, and updates on expanding resources offered to victims, offenders’ families, and others. The sites will also be regularly updated with postings and photos that reflect the wide range of community outreach efforts by Department of Correction staff and community service work performed by offenders.
Department of Correction | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Commissioner Robert M. Coupe announced that Joanna Champney has been named Chief of Planning and Research for the Delaware Department of Correction. The Chief of Planning oversees a staff of three who support the Department by conducting a wide range of evaluations and studies to enhance existing programs and services. Additionally the Unit is responsible for spearheading policy development and strategic planning efforts.
Department of Correction | Date Posted: Friday, November 14, 2014
The Delaware Department of Correction announces that Rachel Tarnovshcian, an offender currently on work release, has failed to return from an authorized job seeking pass issued by the Sussex Community Corrections Center in Georgetown. Attempts to make contact with her have been unsuccessful and an escape warrant for her arrest has been issued.
Department of Correction | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
David Boyce, age 46, an inmate at Sussex Correctional Institution, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Boyce was pronounced dead at Beebe Medical Center at 11:04 a.m. and his body has been turned over to the State Division of Forensic Science, as is standard procedure. The investigation is being handled by Delaware State Police as an apparent suicide.