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  Category: Department of Correction


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.




Third Piece of Governor’s Criminal Justice Reform Package Passes General Assembly

Department of Correction | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Building on efforts to address employment obstacles for ex-offenders, the Senate today passed legislation to allow the Department of Correction to hire qualified ex-offenders into a short-term job training program and give those who have paid their debt to society a better opportunity to reintegrate into our communities.




Collaborative coastal grass-planting effort to help Indian River Inlet dune in future storms

Department of Correction | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013

A coastal grass planting effort capitalizing on Department of Correction’s VOP (violation of probation) laborers and privately-donated resources will help DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship bolster the north side of the Indian River Inlet against lost or displaced sand from future weather events.







  Category: Department of Correction


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.




Third Piece of Governor’s Criminal Justice Reform Package Passes General Assembly

Department of Correction | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Building on efforts to address employment obstacles for ex-offenders, the Senate today passed legislation to allow the Department of Correction to hire qualified ex-offenders into a short-term job training program and give those who have paid their debt to society a better opportunity to reintegrate into our communities.




Collaborative coastal grass-planting effort to help Indian River Inlet dune in future storms

Department of Correction | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013

A coastal grass planting effort capitalizing on Department of Correction’s VOP (violation of probation) laborers and privately-donated resources will help DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship bolster the north side of the Indian River Inlet against lost or displaced sand from future weather events.