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Posts tagged Indiana Department of Corrections

May 1, 2014

 

Vigo County Community Corrections

Indiana To Begin Treating Low Level Offenders At Local Level

Changes made to the Indiana Criminal code set to take effect this summer will place a renewed emphasis on Community Corrections.

September 14, 2012

 

Monarch butterfly with an ID tag on its wings

Madison Juvenile Facility Helps Track Butterfly Migrations

At the Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility in southern Indiana, one teacher is encouraging her students to look for science everywhere.

September 10, 2012

 

prisoners

Department of Corrections Trains Prisoners In Coal Mining

The Department of Corrections recently graduated its first class of students under its vocational training program for prisoners.

July 21, 2012

 

test taking

Grace College, Oakland City Univ. To Run Prison GED Classes

The DOC expects to sign contracts with the two colleges, and officials say the new colleges will take over August 1.

July 11, 2012

 

Ivy Tech representatives say the DOC wanted more staff for GED programs, like the one at Miami Correctional Facility (pictured), but couldnât allocate more funding to pay for it.

Ivy Tech Pulls Out of Prison GED Programs

The Department of Corrections and Ivy Tech allowed their two-year contract to expire after disagreements over funding and staffing.

June 28, 2012

 

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that state and federal laws cannot have mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles who commit murder.

Life Without Parole Ruling Will Be Felt In Lower Courts

While Indiana does not have the kind of automatic law the court struck down, the ruling could still impact sentencing for juveniles in lower courts.

March 23, 2012

 

Indiana State Prison

State Jobs Down 11% Since 2007, Many Agencies Lose Even More

Department heads say they don't need as many staff as they had five years ago but admit some jobs now take longer to do or have been outsourced.

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