State Government Press Releases

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06/01/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – June 1, 2007 – Corrections Director A.T. Wall II is pleased to announce that Joanne M. Hill of Pawtucket, who has been capably serving in the role of Acting Associate Director – Financial Resources since January, has been promoted to Associate Director – Financial Resources,...
06/01/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – June 1, 2007 – Corrections Director A.T. Wall II is pleased to announce that Michele Auger of Lincoln, R.I., has been promoted to Deputy Warden of our Medium Security facilities: John J. Moran (Medium I), the Department’s largest sentenced institution, and the Donald Price...
06/01/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – June 1, 2007 – Corrections Director A.T. Wall II is pleased to announce that Robert Vitale of Scituate, R.I., has been promoted to Deputy Warden at Maximum Security. He will help to oversee a sizeable staff and an inmate population that includes those serving long sentences for a...
05/08/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – May 8, 2007 – The Rhode Island Department of Corrections, which recently launched its redesigned website, is pleased to announce a new feature of that site. The new system will allow the general public to search for incarcerated inmates on the RIDOC web page at www.doc.ri.gov....
05/03/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – May 3, 2007 – In recognition of National Nurses Week 2007, The Rhode Island Department of Corrections will hold a Nurses’ Day Brunch on Wednesday, May 8, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Administrative Conference Room at 40 Howard Ave., Cranston. This year’s theme for National Nurses’...
05/01/2007
The final Information Session for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ spring Correctional Officer recruitment period will be held on Friday, May 4, from 6 – 8 p.m. Interested individuals should pre-register by calling the Training Academy at (401) 462-2697 no later than Wednesday, May 2.
04/26/2007
John “Jack” Shimkus of Hope Valley, a Correctional Officer with the Rhode Island Department of Corrections since June of 1991, is one of five members of the Rhode Island Army National Guard’s 173rd Infantry Detachment to be presented with a Bronze Star Medal for service in Iraq between January and...
04/13/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – The kickoff for the recruitment period for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ next CO Training Academy will take place on Monday, April 9, at 10 a.m. in the Atrium of the Department of Administration building at One Capitol Hill, Providence. Cheryl Burrell, State...
04/13/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – April 11, 2007 – Correctional Officer Julian Robinson was recognized this morning by Corrections Director A.T. Wall II for his heroic efforts in rescuing an inmate who appeared intent on jumping from the third tier of Maximum Security’s Aquidneck Two Block on Wednesday, April 4....
03/30/2007
The Rhode Island Department of Corrections will soon launch the recruitment period for its next Correctional Officer Training Academy. The official kickoff for the recruitment period will take place on Monday, April 9, at 10 a.m. in the Atrium of the Department of Administration building at One...