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2007 News Archive

December 2007

31. Christmas Behind Bars Ministry
31. Holiday Update
18. Juveniles Learn That Poor Choices Can Lead to Christmas Behind Bars
13. Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility Holds Quarterly Community Advisory Board Meeting

November 2007

30. Offenders Compete in Toastmasters Speech Contest
20. A Health Advisory on MRSA
20. Community Service Crew Working on Holiday Display
20. Indiana State Prison Support Activated Staff
20. Law Enforcement Notification System (LENS) provides offender release information and aids in public safety for area law enforcement agencies
20. National Methamphetamine Awareness Day
7. The Department Welcomes Karen Cantou Grubbs to its Executive Team
7. PREF music program hitting all the right notes (from the Westside Flyer)

October 2007

27. Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility Conducts CLIFF Family Day
25. Retiring Martin University Founder and President receives 1st Annual Commissioner's Community Partnership Award
19. Indiana Official Earns Professional Designation

September 2007

26. Indiana/Ohio Joint Emergency Response Conference Held
26. New Castle Correctional Facility Achieves Perfect Score
26. Putnamville Correctional Facility Again Recommended
24. MCF Honors Volunteers at Banquet
21. Department of Correction's Camp Summit Juvenile Boot Camp Recommended for ACA Accreditation with High Marks
20. Legislators Tour Offender Programming at the Putnamville Correctional Facility
20. State Fair Fish Processed by PEN Products and Delivered to Food Bank
20. Department of Correction's Westville Correctional Facility Recommended for ACA Re-Accreditation with High Marks
10. IWP Hosts Indiana Sentencing Policy Study Committee
9. Dorm offers refuge for recovering drug addicts (from the Westside Flyer)

August 2007

29. Project Backpack helps Hoosier foster children kick-off the school year in style
28. Plainfield accepts land offer for new athletic fields
27. Weekend of Relationship Enhancement at Correctional Industrial Facility
27. 2007 Legislative-Judicial Days-Northern Region Tour
24. New Prison Program Strengthens Families and Promotes Public Safety
24. Edinburgh Correctional Facility Recommended for High Accreditation Score
21. Emergency Response Teams Win For Special Olympics
17. Rivenburg Imported to Head Juvenile Facility
14. First Step Taken in Criminal Prosecution Of Offenders Responsible for Prison Disturbance
3. Plainfield Correctional Facility Made Contribution to Kids Summer Lunch Bunch Program
2. PEN Products Awards U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeships to 164 Offender Workers

July 2007

31. Department of Correction's Training Institute Recommended for ACA Accreditation with High Marks
27. Inside Out Dad's Graduation Correctional Industrial Facility
26. IDOC Commissioner Addresses Greencastle Kiwanis Club
18. PREF and Plainfield team up with sidewalk project
17. Offenders and Staff at Westville Correctional Facility Build New Wooden Conference Table for Governor's Office
11. Correctional Facility K-9 Unit Hosts Community Demonstrations

June 2007

22. Inmates at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility receive their college degrees
21. State prison helps Intra-City League kick off 57th year of Baseball
21. Second Chances Program Marks One Year Anniversary for Department of Correction
15. Cordial Named Human Resources Director for Department of Correction
14. Putnamville Front page news, again! - Hoosiers, TRF style
13. Commissioner Donahue Leads the Walk for Mental Health
11. Department of Correction to Discontinue Work Camp at Federal Wildlife Area
4. DOC and Martin University Focus on Strengthening Diversity
3. Indiana program helps horses, inmates
3. Department of Correction Employees Carry Flame of Hope for Special Olympians
1. Managing Growth

May 2007

29. New Director of Emergency Response Operations Named
29. Corrections official stresses re-entry program
24. Post Event Analysis Report
24. Post Event Analysis of the New Castle Correctional Facility Disturbance on April 24, 2007
23. State offers inmates help for life on the outside
22. Corrections employees set to see pay increases
16. Changing Lives ... One Job at a Time
16. New Superintendent of Putnamville Correctional Facility Named
16. Al Parke Named Southern Regional Director
15. Indiana Department of Correction now included in SAVIN service
10. DOC Employees Receive Governor's Public Service Achievement Awards
10. New Partnership Gives Second Chance to Horses
9. State Elevates Correctional Professionals in Indiana
3. IDOC Leadership Share Promising Practices
3. Chain O'Lakes Correctional Facility Recommended for National Accreditation

April 2007

26. Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility Recommended for National Accreditation
26. Burch Named Director of Re-entry
26. Miami Correctional Facility Implements K-9 Team
26. Offender Awarded First U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeship Certificate
24. Miami Correctional Facility Awarded National Accreditation
12. Miami Correctional Facility to Host its First Prison Mini-Relay
12. Davis Named Superintendent at Madison Correctional Facility
11. New Superintendent Named at Henryville Correctional Facility
10. Department Hosts Summit to Address Sexual Violence in Prisons
9. Greyhounds graduate from prison program
6. ISP offenders participate in Inside Out Dads Program
5. Henryville offenders' program helps communities save dollars

March 2007

29. Henryville offenders program helps communities save dollars
29. Offenders Support Victims of Domestic Abuse
28. Rushville Rotary Club Welcomes DOC Commissioner
22. Whipker Named Director of Parole
21. Offenders Strive to Be Better Dads at Correctional Industrial Facility
20. Eight offenders receive certificates
19. Indiana Department of Correction Rebuilds Lives Through Education
14. Re-entry mission keeps felons on course
13. Offenders Help Indiana Kids Appreciate American History
12. State reaches agreement to house Arizona inmates
12. Correctional Trainers Recognized at Statewide Conference for Excellence
9. Correctional Volunteers Help Prepare 6,000 Meals
5. Inmates taught to be better dads
5. Miami prison receives perfect score
2. Department of Correction Celebrates Black History Month
1. Miami Correctional Facility Recommended for ACA Re-accreditation

February 2007

28. Indiana Prisons Help Connect Fathers with Kids
28. Aramark program trains inmates for post-incarceration culinary careers
23. Correctional Employees Climb Up the Ladder
23. Department of Correction Awarded Big Grant to Protect Offenders and Communities
22. Plainfield correction reaps rewards of legislators donations
22. Prison inmates earn degrees, confidence through Indiana State program
21. Wabash Valley Correctional Facility looking for workers
20. State employees win contracts to manage state's three Department of Correction re-entry centers
16. Prison Crews Help Clear US 421
15. Indiana State Prison Minimum Security Offenders Help Local Community
14. Prison work crews clear the path for government employees
12. Superintendent of Indiana Women's Prison Appointed
9. Lawmakers Assist DOC with Re-entry Initiative
5. Davis Named Deputy Commissioner of Operations
2. Prison Work crew Saves Indiana War Memorials over $120,000
2. Correctional Industrial Facility Recommended for ACA Re-Accreditation

January 2007

29. Convict Tracking Upgraded
29. Department of Correction Improves Mental Health Services
29. Hard work pays off at PEN Products
29. Department of Correction Provides Faith- and Character-Based Program for Juvenile Offenders
26. Indiana launches statewide notification network
25. Northeast Juvenile Correctional Facility Receives Re-Accreditation at ACA Conference
22. Partnership with Boy Scouts of America creates post for juveniles to explore potential careers
19. Indiana Department of Correction Juvenile Facility Awarded ACA Accreditation
18. Plainfield Correctional Facility Teacher Receives National Recognition
17. Lt. Governor Skillman Announces Delivery of Donation to Statewide Food Bank Network
16. Boy Scout Donation
5. Governor Names New Chair of Parole Board