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Amend: How We Create Better Neighbors

In 2020, the department partnered with Amend at the University of California San Francisco to bring a health-focused approach to transforming the culture inside Washington’s prisons and reentry centers...

March 8, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: DOC Names New Tribal Relations Director

OLYMPIA - Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary Cheryl Strange has appointed Colleen Cawston as the agency’s Tribal Relations Director...

March 6, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Memorial Service to Be Held for Longtime Correctional Officer

OLYMPIA - A memorial service will be held next week to honor Washington State Department of Corrections Correctional Officer Jay Miller...

February 17, 2023

Therapeutic Training Is Helping Incarcerated Achieve Sobriety

The Therapeutic Community Training program has made its return to prisons across the state after a four-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 virus...

February 15, 2023