DOVER – Delaware’s five public housing authorities (PHAs), the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) and the Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) today launched the Delaware Family Reentry Pilot (FRP) Program, a statewide initiative to give individuals recently released from incarceration the opportunity to access safe and stable housing by reuniting with their families who live […]
DeMatteis has helped lead reform efforts at Department of Correction WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Claire DeMatteis – a former senior counsel to then-U.S. Senator Joe Biden – as the next Commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction. The nomination will require approval by the Delaware Senate. DeMatteis […]
Governor Carney Announces Selections to Lead Independent Review of Hostage Incident at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
Governor signs order naming Justice Ridgely and Judge Chapman to lead review WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney signed Executive Order Two on Tuesday, appointing retired Delaware Supreme Court Justice Henry duPont Ridgely and retired Family Court Judge William L. Chapman, Jr. to lead the independent review into the February 1 hostage incident at James […]
The Delaware Department of Correction announced today that John Landoll, Jr., an offender on work release who failed to return to the Plummer Community Corrections Center from an authorized pass in October, 2014, is back in custody in Delaware.