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  Category: Department of Correction


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 […]




Governor Carney to Publicly Release Final Report of DOC Independent Review September 1

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

Extension requested by Independent Review team to fully consider influx of testimonials, documents WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor Carney announced on Friday that he will publicly release the final report of the Department of Correction Independent Review on September 1. He has extended the deadline for the Independent Review team to produce its final report from […]




Commissioner Phelps Announces Selection to Lead Re-Entry Programs, Reduce Recidivism

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jim Elder, new Bureau Chief of Community Corrections, oversees re-entry programs at the Wilmington HOPE Commission DOVER, Del. – Department of Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps on Thursday announced the selection of Jim Elder – the Director of Clinical Services for Re-entry Programming at the Wilmington HOPE Commission – to lead DOC’s efforts to help offenders […]




Governor Carney Announces Appointment of Special Assistant at Department of Correction

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Claire DeMatteis, former senior counsel to U.S. Senator Joe Biden, will lead implementation of DOC plan DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced his appointment of Claire DeMatteis – a former senior counsel to then-U.S. Senator Joe Biden – as a temporary Special Assistant to the Governor at the Delaware Department of Correction. […]




Governor Carney, COAD Announce Agreement to Raise Correctional Officer Pay

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Agreement also establishes Labor-Management Committee to study additional changes DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Correctional Officers Association of Delaware (COAD) on Tuesday announced an agreement to increase salaries for Delaware’s correctional officers and study additional changes to help recruit and retain officers, and decrease the use of mandatory overtime across Delaware’s correctional […]







  Category: Department of Correction


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 […]




Governor Carney to Publicly Release Final Report of DOC Independent Review September 1

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

Extension requested by Independent Review team to fully consider influx of testimonials, documents WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor Carney announced on Friday that he will publicly release the final report of the Department of Correction Independent Review on September 1. He has extended the deadline for the Independent Review team to produce its final report from […]




Commissioner Phelps Announces Selection to Lead Re-Entry Programs, Reduce Recidivism

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jim Elder, new Bureau Chief of Community Corrections, oversees re-entry programs at the Wilmington HOPE Commission DOVER, Del. – Department of Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps on Thursday announced the selection of Jim Elder – the Director of Clinical Services for Re-entry Programming at the Wilmington HOPE Commission – to lead DOC’s efforts to help offenders […]




Governor Carney Announces Appointment of Special Assistant at Department of Correction

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Claire DeMatteis, former senior counsel to U.S. Senator Joe Biden, will lead implementation of DOC plan DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced his appointment of Claire DeMatteis – a former senior counsel to then-U.S. Senator Joe Biden – as a temporary Special Assistant to the Governor at the Delaware Department of Correction. […]




Governor Carney, COAD Announce Agreement to Raise Correctional Officer Pay

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Agreement also establishes Labor-Management Committee to study additional changes DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Correctional Officers Association of Delaware (COAD) on Tuesday announced an agreement to increase salaries for Delaware’s correctional officers and study additional changes to help recruit and retain officers, and decrease the use of mandatory overtime across Delaware’s correctional […]