The North Region Honor Guard team has needed a casket-sized box to practice funeral ceremonies for quite some time.  [read more...]

Congratulations to the 12 members of Probation and Parole Academy #30. An informal graduation ceremony was held for the class at POST on Thursday.

Jennifer Bazar, IDOC’s training program supervisor, called the class “top notch.” 

“You all have been one of the easiest groups in an academy that I have had the pleasure of being a part of,” Jennifer said.

Probation & Parole District #2 Ofc. Shane Quinn received the Top Student award. [read more...]

Treasure Valley CRC has a 6000 sq ft garden where they were able to harvest many different vegetables for use and donation this summer.   

One of the crops were pumpkins, which we aren’t able to use this year for visitors due to the pandemic. 

FSO Mike Dorris was able to find an organization that could use the pumpkins and they were delivered by Residents Lloyd Jamison and Cameron Kerns along with Cpl Bethany Seeger.      [read more...]

Program Manager Wendy Gebhart was selected from a group of nominees to be Idaho Correctional Institution-Orofino’s employee of the quarter. 

Wendy started with the department in 2005 as a contract DARS (Drug & Alcohol Rehab Specialist) and shortly moved to an official PSRS position (Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist).

Over the past 15 years Wendy has worked at NICI and ICIO advancing to Clinician and finally to Program Manager at NICI and then in 2015 transferred to ICIO to fill the open Program Manager position.  [read more...]