Correctional Specialist Nathaniel Baker was voted TFCRC’s Employee of the Quarter by his fellow staff! One of Nathaniel’s best qualities is his willingness to help out wherever he can. He volunteered and organized a hike with our residents and also helped out with taking our residents fishing. Nathaniel is a huge asset to TFCRC.
On Aug. 6, 22 IDOC staff participated in the annual Shop with a Sheriff back-to-school event at the Ten Mile Walmart in Meridian.
They helped the young shoppers fill their carts with clothes, shoes, and school supplies. Then, they played some games and enjoyed some food
Visitation will be scheduled outdoors when possible. If indoor visitation is necessary, visitors must go through a health screening and temperature checks. Masks are to be worn when 6’ of distance cannot be maintained (whether indoors or outdoors).
“This program will reduce crime, help people turn around their lives and save taxpayer dollars,” says IDOC Director Josh Tewalt. “By investing in drug treatment and mental health services on the front end we can avoid spending money on prosecution, incarceration and community supervision on the back end.”
COVID-19 forced instructors and residents at Idaho State Correctional Institution to move the learning process from the classroom to the facility's internal TV channel. What was born out of necessity has become two thriving technical education programs that are equipping residents with valuable job skills.
An Idaho State Correctional Institution officer received a letter from her sergeant recognizing her alert action in preventing two civilians who were attempting to evade security and contact a resident.