State Government Press Releases

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12/09/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. July 29, 2014 On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., the Correctional Officer Search and Rescue (COSAR) team will be conducting safety training for visually impaired children. COSAR team member Newton Link, whose wife Judi Lambert works for the Paul V. Sherlock Center on...
12/09/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. October 10, 2014 Effective October 12, 2014 Barry Weiner will be the new Assistant Director for Rehabilitative Services for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections. Barry has been serving in this capacity on an acting basis since 7/21/14 when it became apparent that the...
12/09/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. November 25, 2014 Effective Monday, November 17, 2014 Cory Cloud became the new Departmental Grievance Coordinator for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC). As Grievance Coordinator Cory will be responsible for the coordination of inmate grievances in the RIDOC;...
12/09/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. September 3, 2014 On Tuesday, August 12th, Corrections Director Ashbel T. Wall, II will presented Taylor Campbell with a Susan M. Hunter Scholarship Award on behalf of the Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA. The annual award is available to children of...
10/01/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. August 25, 2013 On August 21, 2014, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections held a badge pinning ceremony for those within the Department who had been recently promoted. Among those honored was Mario Sousa of Swansea, MA. Lt. Thibert joined the RIDOC as a Correctional...
10/01/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. August 25, 2013 On August 21, 2014, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections held a badge pinning ceremony for those within the Department who had been recently promoted. Among those honored was Francis Thibert, Jr. of East Providence, RI. Lt. Thibert joined the RIDOC...
10/01/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. September 3, 2014 On Tuesday, August 12th, Corrections Director Ashbel T. Wall, II will presented Taylor Campbell with a Susan M. Hunter Scholarship Award on behalf of the Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA. The annual award is available to children of...
10/01/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. August 29, 2013 On August 21, 2014, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections held a badge pinning ceremony for those within the Department who had been recently promoted. Among those honored was Russell Freeman of Warwick, RI. Lt. Freeman joined the RIDOC as a...
10/01/2014
CRANSTON, R.I. April 21, 2014 Dr. Albert Alba, Academic Teacher, became the 27th recipient of the John J Moran Award at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections on April 8th, 2014. The award is presented to an individual who is nominated by administrative, supervisory, and line staff. All...
02/04/2014
CRANSTON February 3, 2014 - On Wednesday, February 5, 2014, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections will honor 9 of its own staff members and 3 "Friends" in the annual Employee Awards Ceremony. The following individuals will be recognized: JOHN J. MORAN AWARD to honor a staff member...