Two Idaho Department of Correction officers have been awarded the Department’s Silver Cross for their alert action while transporting a resident. 

St. Anthony Work Camp Ofc. Jason LaBeck and Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center Ofc. Kyle Wright were moving the resident to a correctional facility near Boise when he needed emergency care. Due to the officers’ quick actions, the man did not suffer serious injuries.  [read more...]

New COVID-19 cases have forced South Idaho Correctional Institution to cancel visitation for the MCU’s A-tier and B-tier through May 28.

Visitation resumes for SICI’s Parole Release Center and the North Dorm’s E-tier on May 18. [read more...]

Every year since 2017, the IDOC has been sending a team of negotiators to the Western States Hostage Negotiators’ Association (WSHNA) seminar to compete against 9 other law enforcement & correction departments. Unlike other teams that compete, the IDOC team is, at the last minute, made up of CNT members from across the department that do not train together. Because of this, the WSHNA personnel know it’s an uphill battle to go up against teams that always work together and for most of them do high-level negotiations on the streets regula [read more...]

LEWISTON, Idaho – Incarcerated individuals will now have greater access to higher education as part of a pilot project administered collaboratively between Lewis-Clark State College and the University of Idaho. The U.S. Department of Education’s Second Chance Pell Experiment will help these individuals start or continue their educational journeys and earn a credential, certificate or college degree so they can gain employment upon release.  [read more...]

Congratulations to the 28 members of Correctional Peace Office POST Academy Session 88 who graduated Friday during a ceremony at the statehouse. 

Idaho State Correctional Institution Ofc. William Trimble received the Tactical Edge and Top Student awards. 

ISCI’s Joshua Overgaard was honored as the Top Instructor.

See more photos on IDOC's Facebook page.

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