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April 2019 Archive

Tags: DOC
April 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

At a recent Board of Pardons public hearing, board members voted unanimously to eliminate all fees associated with obtaining...


Tags: DOC, Wetzel
April 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Sue McNaughton

DOC Secretary John Wetzel spoke about mental health issues and programs for inmates at the Carbon County Interagency...


April 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

WGAL-TV Reporter Matt Barcaro and his cameraman visited Philadelphia CCC #2 to film the monthly "juvenile" lifer support group...


Tags: Phoenix
April 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On April 18, 2018, SCI Phoenix hosted its first graduation ceremony!


Tags: Greene
April 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Greene Superintendent Robert Gilmore presented Marvin Cumberledge with his 25-year certificate and pin.


April 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Daniel McIntyre, Director of Bureau of Community Corrections

With the arrival of spring comes the willingness of community corrections center reentrants to give back to society through a new initiative


Tags: DOC
April 29, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Amy Schwenk, Special Assistant to the Secretary

I'm currently working with the PA Workforce Development Board Interagency Workgroup to develop the federally required four-year plan...


Tags: DOC, Wetzel
April 29, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

The Vera Institute of Justice's Safe Alternatives to Segregation Initiative recently began highlighting DOC's Diversionary Treatment...


April 29, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Sharon Community Corrections Center again provided Sharon Baptist Church with the use of the Center's front yard to host their Easter Egg...


April 28, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

The Phoenix Group—the inmate organization at SCI Laurel Highlands—donated to two local non-profits...