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January 2021 Archive

January 22, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

In Oct. 2020, the first Homicide Review Committee (HRC) met as part of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative 2 (JRI2) legislation mandates...


Tags: Phoenix
January 21, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

In the season of giving, SCI Phoenix Mentor Committee put together and handed out bags of sweet treats to staff on all housing units...


Tags: Smithfield
January 20, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

As part of the Department of Corrections recent reorganization to mitigate COVID-19, SCI Smithfield has begun a new chapter...


Tags: Waymart
January 16, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Thirteen inmates participated in an essay contest held at SCI Waymart. Inmates were asked to write about "My 2020 Success Story"...


Tags: Dallas
January 15, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On Dec. 16, 2020, on his way home from work, Unit Manager Mark Grohowski's vehicle slid off the side of the road next to SCI Dallas...


Tags: Dallas
January 14, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Dallas Father Tyler Parry left the Department of Corrections on January 8, 2021, to take a new position within his faith...


Tags: DOC
January 11, 2021 12:00 AM
By: Sue McNaughton

When inmates are received by the DOC, a lot of information is collected, including our asking the inmate who he/she wants to be notified...


Tags: Phoenix
January 07, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Phoenix has instituted "Employee of the Month," and its leaders are proud to announce that the first Employee of the Month is...


Tags: Chester
January 07, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Chester received this thank-you letter after holding a recent food drive...


January 07, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Community Corrections Center # 2 applied to be a registered Toys for Tots drop-off location in Philadelphia...