Due to parole board hearings, visiting is cancelled at Idaho State Correctional Center on Tuesday, June 5 through Friday, June 8 -- and on Monday, June 11. [read more...]

The Idaho Department of Correction’s Correctional Emergency Response Team welcomed 10 new operators Thursday at the graduation ceremony for the 29th annual Basic CERT Academy at Gowen Field in Boise.  

Nine operators from the Wyoming Department of Corrections also graduated from the academy.

The Top Shooter Award was presented to Isaac Villafranca of the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington, Wyo.

The Top Operator Award was presented to Gracen Christensen of North Idaho Correctional Institution in Cottonwood, Idaho. [read more...]

Lanny Taylor was recently promoted to Section Supervisor in District 7.  

Lanny has been with IDOC for over 25 years.  

He began his career as a correctional officer and served at the Twin Falls Work Center, the Saint Anthony Work Camp, the Idaho Falls Work Center, and came to District 7 as a probation and parole officer in 2001.  

Lanny promoted to Lead PO in May 2017.  

Lanny will assume his new duties on June 3rd. [read more...]

District 6 had a very positive visit today with the Regional Directors of Senators: Crapo, Risch, and Congressman Simpson. 

DM gave a 2 hour presentation today on our Crossroads Program and our partnerships with our Community Allies.

Explained our one stop shop concept of having Community Providers assisting us with our Intake process getting offenders right out of Prison or placed on probation the services available to them.  [read more...]

Every year representatives from community organizations and government agencies meet to explore ways they can work together to make Idaho safer by helping newly released inmates succeed after they are released from prison.

The event is called the Community Information and Resource Fair.

The committee that organizes the fair has scheduled this year’s fair for Aug. 15 in Garden City.

Now is the time for organizations that wish to participate to register. [read more...]