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2010 News Archive

December 2010

31. 2009 unsolved Indianapolis murders solved by prison DNA test (from FOX59 News)
31. MCF Offender is One of 50 in Nation to Receive Certification (from The Miami County Reporter)
24. Dollhouse built by inmates gets a good home (from The Indianapolis Star)
23. Incarcerated at Christmas (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)
19. Indiana inmate population up 41 percent since 2000 (from The Terre Haute Tribune Star)
16. PCF provides Christmas to less fortunate children (from the Hendricks County Westside Flyer)
15. Governor, state leaders endorse results of sentencing study (from Governor's Office)
14.  Mentally ill behind bars (from the Indianapolis Recorder)
14.  Some counties try to determine who will break law again (from The Anderson Herald Bulletin)
10.  Behind Bars (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)
  2.    Indiana Lawmakers Face Choice to Rein in Prison Costs (from the Chesterton Tribune)
  2.   Address prison overcrowding while there's time (from the Ft. Wayne News-Sentinel)

November 2010

30.  Filling a spiritual void for released prisoners (from the Ft. Wayne News-Sentinel)
28.  South Bend Community Re-entry Center Recommended for Accreditation
23.  Correctional Training Institute Receives Perfect Score for Re-accreditation
23.  2010 Class of Experienced & Emerging Leaders Graduates 
23.  2010 IDOC Statewide Trainers’ Conference 
22.  Boot camps give troubled youths new lease on life (from The Indianapolis Star)
18.  Tony Dungy Delivers a Message of Inspiration to Inmates (from The Indianapolis Star)
11.  Corrections programs enhance community (from Herald Argus)
 8.    Helping families of incarcerated moms find their way back (from The Indianapolis Star)

6.    Sentencing study to be released soon will help shape Gov. Daniels' agenda on prisons (from FOX59 News)
5.    HEC to recognize Putnamville Correctional Facility (from the Greencastle Banner Graphic)
5.    Daniels unveils ‘ambitious’ plan (from the News and Tribune)
1.    Indiana Pacer’s President Jim Morris Visits the Correctional Industrial Facility (CIF) in Pendleton

October 2010

28. Plainfield begins work with DOC (from the Hendricks County Westside Flyer)

26. IDOC to Host Operation Safe Halloween
21. IDOC Commissioner Recognizes Staff for Excellence
18. Branchville earns top awards (from Perry County News)
15. Governor Daniels’ Atterbury land swap OK’d by federal officials (from The Examiner)
  8. New Deer Creek Fish and Wildlife area in Putnam County will open almost 2,100 acres to public (from The Terre Haute Tribune Star)
4. International Delegation Visits Indiana Prison


September 2010

27. Offenders Assist in Rebuilding Storm-damaged Covered Bridge
23. New Castle Correctional Facility Recommended for Re-accreditation
23. Police station gets spruced up (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)
21. Get It Right (from The Madison Courier)
22. IDOC Awarded Almost 1 Million in Grants to Improve Juvenile Re-entry
21. State Prison Officials Tout Newer Girls' Facility (from WRTV-TV)
17. Hoosier women stepping up to knit Super Bowl scarves (from WTHR-TV)
14. IDOC Staff and Offenders Donate to the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
9. Afternoons with Amos airs live from Indianapolis Re-Entry Educational Facility
8. Saving lives: Professor’s Shakespeare program works with ‘worst of the worst’ (from the ISU Newsroom)

August 2010

31. Plane Pull Challenge enjoys record turnout (from the Hendricks County Westside Flyer)
13. IDOC Offenders and Partners Give to Indiana National Guard Relief Fund
13. IDOC Partners with CMS to Deliver Substance Abuse Services
10. Ronald J. Miller, Jr. Named Chief Financial Officer of Indiana Department of Correction

July 2010

28. Save the Date: Fall 2010 Learning Institute, Implementing Evidence-Based Practice
22. Touch DNA forensics kits streamlining prison investigations (from The Terre Haute Tribune Star)
18. Prison facility installs stun fence, doesn't reduce tower staff (from The Anderson Herald Bulletin)
12. Westville Therapeutic Communities 'not easy' (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)
3. Efforts in works to boost security at ISP (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)
2. ISP Ribbon Cutting Helps Dedicate Energy-efficient Boiler System (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)
1. IDOC Improves Victim Notification Service
1. IDOC Updates ALERT Notification Service
1. IDOC Kicks of Facility Blood Drive Competition

June 2010

28. Governor announces partnership to improve public safety (from the Governor's Office)
25.Too many Prisoners (from The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
24. IDOC Partners with Marion County for Town Hall
24. Correctional facility uses donated airport scanners to detect drugs (from The Anderson Herald Bulletin)
20. Marion County Crowding State Prisons (from Northwest Indiana Times)
10. Camp Summit Students Clean Up Neighborhood Playground
10. Governor Daniels Honors Graduates of Rockville Rehab Programs (from The Terre Haute Tribune Star)
8. State Prison Officials Push for Sentencing Reform (from the News And Tribune)
4. IDOC Inmates Give Back to Prison Program
3. IDOC Parole Division Receives First ACA Accreditation

May 2010

29. A good story from the Indiana Department of Correction (from The Terre Haute Tribune Star)
24. Pendleton Inmates Receive College Diplomas (from The Herald Bulletin)
24. Westville Prison Stages Disaster Drill (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)
24. Prison Teacher Writes Book on Closing Gap in Achievement Anywhere (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)
20. IDOC Golf Open Wins Big
7. IDOC Announces Closure of Northeast Juvenile Correctional Facility
6. IDOC and CMS Offer On-site Mammogram, CT, and MRI Services to Indiana Offenders
3. Correctional Employees' Week
3. Indiana Prison Uses Talent Contest to Rehab Inmates
3. IREF Cleans Up Community Park

April 2010

27. IDOC and Ivy Tech Finalize Partnership
26. National Crime Victims' Rights Week
26. Students Raise Money for Program to Pair Dogs with Prison Inmates (from the Herald Argus)
19. Correctional Officers Save Dog Stuck on Quarry Ledge (from The Terre Haute Tribune Star)

March 2010

31. New Youth Offender Program Shows Promise
31. IDOC PEN Employee Nationally Recognized
25. Indiana Correctional Peace Officer Fund Golf Open
23. Miami Correctional Facility has Successful ACA Reaccreditation Audit
19. IDOC Raises Most for SECC for Fourth Consecutive Year
19. IDOC Staff Support Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers
2. Legion Post at ISP Tries To Make a Difference (from The Michigan City News Dispatch)

February 2010

18. Project CARE Targets Recidivism (from Behavioral Healthcare)
12. Legislators Promise Continued Support for Successful Prison Nursery Program
10. IDOC Gives Back to Haiti Relief Fund
9. IDOC Graduates Correctional Police Officers
3. IDOC Unveils its Strategic Plan

January 2010

21. Henryville Superintendent Receives Award