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  Category: Criminal Justice


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 […]




Delaware to Participate in National Criminal Justice Reform Project

Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice Council | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Efforts will focus on reducing recidivism, improving substance abuse & mental health treatment for offenders WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Monday that Delaware has been selected to participate in the National Criminal Justice Reform Project – an initiative led by the National Governors Association and the National Criminal Justice Association Center for […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmations

Agriculture | Criminal Justice | Education | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Delaware Senate voted to confirm the following nominees to Governor Carney’s Cabinet







  Category: Criminal Justice


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 […]




Delaware to Participate in National Criminal Justice Reform Project

Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice Council | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Efforts will focus on reducing recidivism, improving substance abuse & mental health treatment for offenders WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Monday that Delaware has been selected to participate in the National Criminal Justice Reform Project – an initiative led by the National Governors Association and the National Criminal Justice Association Center for […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmations

Agriculture | Criminal Justice | Education | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Delaware Senate voted to confirm the following nominees to Governor Carney’s Cabinet