Idaho Correctional Institution-Orofino held its first ever inmate/staff incentive baseball game – with a twist. 

The teams were mixed up where staff & inmates were split between both teams. 

Under a bright sun the players put out their best and showed great spirit.

Staff and inmates had a lot of fun while other staff and inmates cheered-on the teams. The game was a positive event where staff commented how this reflects the “Community” spirit ICIO is seeking. [read more...]

On June 23, 2018 regular visiting hours at SBWCC have been cancelled to accommodate a special event. 

Those visitors who have been approved to attend the special event will need to check in at the facility between 10:15 and 10:45. 

Normal visiting hours will proceed on June 24, 2018.  [read more...]

The Idaho Department of Correction is now displaying work by inmate artists in the Board of Correction’s meeting room at the department’s central office in Boise.

These paintings are by William Giltz at Idaho Correctional Institution-Orofino. 

He started painting in 2003 while incarcerated at the South Idaho Correctional Institution.He painted a mural depicting inmate firefighters in SICI’s Main Dorm. He also painted murals in SICI’s visiting area and SICI’s training room. [read more...]

North Idaho Correctional Institution (NICI) Warden Aaron Krieger awarded Supervisor of the Year to Sergeant Lawrence Jefferson. 

He was nominated by his fellow employees for not only the respect they have for him as a leader and a co-worker, but for how he genuinely cares for staff and is there for them. 

Jefferson was recently awarded a Quilt of Valor by local organization Camas Prairie Quilts of Valor.  [read more...]