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Governor Wolf Orders Flags to Remain at Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Correctional Officer at Luzerne County Correctional Facility

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all Commonwealth flags at the Capitol Complex, Commonwealth facilities, and all public buildings and grounds in Luzerne County to remain lowered to half-staff to honor Kristopher Moules who died in the line of duty at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility on July 18, 2016.
The Governor has ordered flags to return to full-staff at sunset on July 25, 2016.
All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.
 

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Check out Secretary Wetzel's guest editorial in the Carlisle Sentinel: 
Anti-drug approach underway in state's prisons
http://cumberlink.com/news/opinion/columnists/guest/guest-editorial-anti-drug-approach-underway-in-state-s-prisons/article_97616169-d721-5bd4-a7b5-70e223bc2dde.html

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Listen to Secretary Wetzel's interview on WESA:    Higher Education Program For Inmates To Be Piloted At PA Universities

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Learn about the DOCs efforts to reduce the use of administrative segregation/restricted housing while reducing violence.

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The DOC now offers an interactive map that shows the number of releases by county by year for the years of 2013, 2014 and 2015. 


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Click HERE for State prison addresses/phone #s

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Learn how to register to receive notifications of major prison emergencies HERE
 
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