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Sagebrush season begins at SBWCC

Inmate waters seedlings
By Breonna Crosby-Martinez, Instructor, South Boise Women's Correctional Center

It’s that time again: the birds are out, the weather is finally getting warmer, and the women of South Boise Women’s Correctional Center are working with the Institute for Applied Ecology (IAE) on the Sagebrush in Prisons Project.  This project also finds the IDOC collaborating with the Sustainability in Prisons Project and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), as well.

Story published: 05/13/2019

Reentry center residents sweep top spots in trail run

Residents stand for photo

Mike Alboucq, a District 7 probation and parole officer, has been taking residents of the Idaho Falls Community Reentry Center running every Sunday morning for nearly two years.  

On April 20, they participated in The Spitfire Ultra Trail Challenge, an annual trail run up the Menan Butte. The resident swept the top three spots, even while wearing commissary high tops.

Throughout the summer, the residents will participate in other community based-races.  

Story published: 05/13/2019

District 2 Employee of the Quarter

Employee of the quarter
Glenda Thomson, District Manager, District 2 Probation & Parole

District 2 has awarded Employee of the Quarter to Probation and Parole Officer Jaclyn Brumbaugh. Jaclyn has volunteered for many assignments in the last 3 months that have directly impacted the district's ability to keep up with supervision standards.

Jaclyn demonstrates teamwork, a positive attitude, and models the values set forth by the department. Jaclyn's peers describe her as hard working, sincere, honest, and supportive of the offenders on her caseload.

Story published: 05/10/2019

Visiting canceled for ISCC’s E-block, Tier 3

Visiting is canceled this weekend, May 11-12,  for Idaho State Correctional Center’s E-block, Tier 3.

Story published: 05/10/2019

Parole officer helps inmates prepare for their release from prison

Rodriguez speaks to inmates in classroom
By Moira Lynch, Manager, Probation and Parole District 4

PPO Vincent (Vince) Rodriguez currently delivers prerelease class at SBWCC, ISCI, SICI, ISCC, TVCRC and CAPP. I recently asked Vince what his favorite thing is about doing prerelease as he has been doing the class for a while and I wanted to know what kept him going back time and again.

Story published: 05/07/2019

SBWCC extends visiting hours for Mother’s Day

IDOC visitation alert over logo

South Boise Women’s Correctional Center is extending visiting hours this Sunday, May 12, for Mother’s Day.

Here is the special holiday schedule for this Sunday only:

Visitors enter:

  • 8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Visit time:

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 


 

Visitors enter:

Story published: 05/06/2019

Sr. Probation and Parole Officer Jaclyn Brumbaugh named District 2 Employee of the Quarter!

District 2 Awards The Employee of the Quarter to Probation and Parole Officer Jaclyn Brumbaugh.  Jaclyn has volunteered for many assignments in the last 3 months that have directly impacted the districts ability to keep up with supervision standards.  Jaclyn demonstrates teamwork and a positive attitude everyday and models the values set forth by the department.  Jaclyn's peers describe her as hard working, sincere, honest and cares about the offenders she supervises.   Jaclyn also partners with our local Law Enforcement teams and provides support and leadership whi

Story published: 05/01/2019

Idaho Falls Community Reentry Center names Food Service Officer Jeremy Carroll as employee of the quarter!

Please help us congratulate Idaho Falls Community Reentry Center FSO Jeremy Carroll for being awarded our latest employee of the quarter!

Jeremy  was nominated by his peers for doing amazing work and his dedication to all aspects of facility operations and the IDOC Mission.

Story published: 05/01/2019

ISCC becomes the first facility in Idaho to have an American Legion Post

Members of post stand and sit for photo
By Cpt. Dagoberto Martinez, Idaho State Correctional Center

Over the past few years, IDOC has implemented multiple programs to improve the corrections climate in the 21st century.

The initiative of normalization has swept through ISCC in an effort to rehabilitate offenders into productive members of society, rather than to simply warehouse these offenders whom nearly 90% of will eventually reintegrate into Idaho’s communities. 

Post #201 is one of these programs  is one of kind in Idaho and part of a small group in the United States.

Story published: 04/26/2019

Happy Administrative Professional Day

AA Araminta Olson
V. Ann Crook, Employment Coordinator, Idaho Falls Community Reentry Center

To all of IDOC's administrative professionals, Happy Administrative Professional Day! No words are enough to thank you for support and service you give to our organization! Warm wishes on the occasion of Administrative Professionals Day!

We at the IF-CRC would like to give a shout out our very own AA Araminta Olson. AA Olson is a huge asset to our facility with all of the organizing, assisting, planning, solving, simplifying, coordinating, and billion other amazing things she does. Thank you AA Olson!

Story published: 04/25/2019
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