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Visiting has been canceled at Pocatello Women's Correctional Center Aug. 7-10. [read more...]

The Idaho Department of Correction is holding hiring events at the Idaho Department of Labor’s local offices in Orofino and Lewiston at the end of July for correctional officers to work at the prison in Orofino.

The Orofino career fair runs from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 30 at the Labor office, 410 Johnson Ave. The Lewiston career fair runs from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 31 at the Labor office, 1158 Idaho St. [read more...]

A new group of correctional officers is on the job at Idaho Department of Correction facilities statewide and at MTC’s CAPP facility south of Boise.

The 45 graduates of the MTC/IDOC Challenge Academy took the Oath of Honor June 13, 2014 at Gowen Field in Boise.

You can see photos of the ceremony here.

In his remarks, the president of the class, Jerry Jocelyn, urged his classmates to reach out and help each other if they should see a classmate stumble.

“We should always be there for support for each other and never be ashamed to ask for help or a hand up, because we are all human,” Jocelyn said. [read more...]

St. Anthony Work Camp Officer Steve Weatherston, with assistance from Kathy Clark, SAWC’s administrative assistant, sent us this photo.

It shows the SAWC food catering unit that was recently sent to the Pole Creek Fire near Kemmerer, Wyo. The inmates prepared meals for firefighters and helped maintain the fire camp.

The Pole Creek fire started out as a prescribed burn on June 7 but was declared a wildfire three days later when a dry, cold front blew through the flames past the burn’s boundaries. [read more...]