There are many opportunities for inmates to learn trades and skills inside DOC facilities, but Randy Millard is happy to teach one with...
While many of his students have grown up with computers, Ron Propst is amazed at how few understand Microsoft Office.
In Sept. 2002, Mitchell took a job in a different kind of kitchen: the kitchen at SCI Waymart.
For more than 50 years, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has released a newsletter called "Correctional Newsfront." The newsletter highlighted great stories happening in our facilities involving staff, inmates, parolees and anyone involved in corrections in PA. A few years ago it became a digital newsletter, and now it has taken another step into the future with a blog. This is the new "Official Newsletter of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections."
Rather than a weekly roundup, this blog will be updated daily with great new stories happening all over the state, including state prisons, reentry services, community corrections and parole field supervision. Check back often for the same great content you'd expect but in a state-of-the-art format!
Stem the tide of the opioid epidemic
Reduce criminal justice system involvement
Improve access, affordability, and completion in post-secondary education and training