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​News Releases

SCI Benner Township Reports Inmate Death (12/14/21)

SCI Camp Hill Reports Inmate Death (11/22/21)

SCI Pine Grove Reports Inmate Death (11/19/21)

PA Department Of Corrections Offers COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters To Incarcerated Population And Staff (11/8/21)

SCI Rockview Reports Inmate Death (10/14/21)

Gov. Wolf Announces Pennsylvania Prison Population Reaches 20-Year Low (10/7/21)

SCI Chester Reports Inmate Death (9/22/21)

Gov. Wolf Announces Departure Of Corrections Secretary Wetzel, Names George Little As Acting Corrections Secretary (9/13/21)

Profiles in Service: PA Correctional Industries Recognized for Creating Essential PPE, Sanitizer During the Pandemic (8/24/21)

Secretary Wetzel Appoints Huntingdon County Native John Rivello as SCI Huntingdon Superintendent (8/9/21)

SCI Cambridge Springs Reports Inmate Death (8/6/21)

Department Of Corrections Announces Proactive Mitigation Efforts To Protect Against COVID-19 (8/5/21)

Wolf Administration Announces New Criminal Justice Dashboard (7/30/21)

In-Person Visitation to Resume at Fayette, Camp Hill State Correctional Institutions (7/29/21)

In-Person Visitation to Resume at Coal Township, Benner Township, Pine Grove, Greene State Correctional Institutions (7/19/21)

In-Person Visitation to Resume at Mahanoy, Rockview, Huntingdon State Correctional Institutions (7/12/21)

Department Of Corrections To Launch Innovative Neuro-Cognitive CARE Unit At SCI Rockview (7/8/21)

In-Person Visitation To Resume At Smithfield Somerset, Frackville, Mercer State Correctional Institutions (6/30/21)

In-Person Visitation to Resume at Albion, Forest, Phoenix State Correctional Institutions (6/17/21)

In-Person Visitation to Resume at Chester, Dallas, Houtzdale State Correctional Institutions (6/14/21)

Department Of Corrections Launches Online Tool To Track Packages Sent To Incarcerated Individuals (5/28/21)

In-Person Visitation To Resume At State Correctional Institutions (5/20/21)

SCI Greene Reports Inmate Death (4/26/21)

Notice of Execution Signed for Paul Gamboa Taylor (4/8/21)

Department of Corrections Receives PCCD Grant to Assist County Jails with Medication-Assisted Treatment Programs (3/3/21)

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Announces Enhanced Safety Measures for Incoming Legal Mail (2/26/21)

SCI Somerset, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Announce First Sergeant Baserman Memorial Scholarship Recipient (2/4/21)

SCI Dallas Reports Inmate Death (1/30/21)

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Initiates Relaunch of COVID-19 Dashboard (1/29/21)

SCI Muncy Reports First Death of Inmate with COVID-19 (1/26/21)

SCI Albion Reports First Death of Inmate with COVID-19 (1/17/21)

SCI Houtzdale Reports First Death of Inmate with COVID-19 (1/13/21)

SCI Benner Township Reports Inmate Death (1/5/21)

Corrections, Parole Officials Recognize Food Service, Reception, Inmate Employment and Administration Staff (1/4/21)