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Justice Reinvestment

Information about the Idaho Justice Reinvestment Initiative.

The Idaho Department of Correction has released a Concession Services Request for commissary services and account management services.  

Responses are due December 5, 2014.

Services under the resulting contract will begin May 4, 2015.  

Individuals wishing to obtain bid information should contact the CSR Lead, Juliet McKay, at or 208-658-2176 [read more...]

´╗┐The Idaho Department of Correction invites families and friends of inmates and supervised offenders to a Corrections Connections meeting in Boise. The criminal justice system can be confusing. The goal of the meeting is to remove barriers and do a better job of helping friends and families navigate the system.

The third Corrections Connections listening meeting is scheduled for October 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the CSC Building, 1301 N. Orchard St., Boise. The invitation includes a map.

The meeting will include conversation, and an opportunity for individual questions with staff from prisons, probation and parole, education, treatment and reentry, and administration. [read more...]

A new group of corrections officers is on duty at Idaho Department of Correction facilities statewide.

The 30 graduates of Correction Academy 47 took the Oath of Honor October 3, 2014 at the Peace Officers Standards Training Academy in Meridian.

You can see photos of the ceremony here courtesy of POST.

Pocatello Women's Correctional Center Warden Jeff Kirkman delivered the graduation address. Fourth District Judge Thomas Watkins administered the Oath of Honor. Dave Heimer, a POST training specialist, presented the graduation certificates [read more...]