State Government Press Releases

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10/15/2008
CommunityWorks Rhode Island and the Providence Police Department will be honored Monday by MetLife Foundation. The partnership is being honored for their significant accomplishments in reducing crime and improving quality of life in the North Elmwood neighborhood of Providence. U.S. Senator...
10/10/2008
Paula Favino of Warwick, R.I., a Correctional Officer at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ Gloria McDonald Women’s Awaiting Trial and Medium Security Facility is grateful to the RIDOC’s Training Academy for providing her with the skills she recently employed to save her son’s life. Paula...
10/10/2008
Corrections Director A.T. Wall II is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Lamkins of Fairhaven, Mass., as his Administrative Assistant/Confidential Secretary. Susan was selected from a large pool of applicants and began her new duties at the end of September. “I was impressed with Susan’...
10/09/2008
Jerry Masso of North Providence, R.I., a Correctional Officer at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ Intake Service Center for nearly 12 years, received the most sobering news of his life this July 1st when tests revealed a cancerous mass in his colon. He has since undergone six weeks of...
09/25/2008
Ashbel T. Wall II, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Connections accepted the 2008 Distinguished Service Award from the Rhode Island Statewide Independent Living Council for the Prison Pup Partnership Program at a Recognition Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, September 24th, at the Radisson...
09/23/2008
Cranston, September 23, 2008 – The Rhode Island Department of Connections has contracted with Leadership Rhode Island, utilizing funds from the Rhode Island Foundation, to further its mission of better preparing inmates for successful reentry to their home communities. In the coming months, LRI...
08/13/2008
The Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ Adult Probation and Parole Office in Pawtucket has invited area service providers and partners in the community to an Open House on Thursday, August 14th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The informal gathering will include a tour of the facilities and an...
08/06/2008
The Rhode Island Department of Corrections has contracted with Family Service of Rhode Island to provide Victim Impact classes for offenders in five state prisons. There are waiting lists for the classes, which are offered in the two women’s facilities, Maximum, Minimum, and the John J. Moran...
07/22/2008
A group of state and local leaders from across the country, including respected legislators, court and law enforcement officials, and cabinet secretaries and other gubernatorial appointees, was brought together last week in Washington, D.C., by the Council of State Governments Justice Center. ...
07/22/2008
With summer passing quickly and the start of a new school year just around the corner, an evening presentation of The Zero Fatalities Project has been scheduled for Thursday, August 14th, at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the public, but all guests must register by calling Tracey Z. Poole, the...