State Government Press Releases

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06/26/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – June 25, 2007 – A.T. Wall, II, director of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections is pleased to announce the appointment of Eamonn G. Gill as senior legal counsel, effective June 25, 2007. Mr. Gill comes to the RIDOC from the Rhode Island Public Defender’s Office where he...
06/26/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – June 25, 2007 – Information sharing within the Rhode Island Department of Corrections became a lot easier and reentry efforts took a giant step forward when the Transition from Prison to Community Data System (TPCDS) became operational in mid April. The system’s design dates back...
06/19/2007
MEDIA ADVISORY (For Information Purposes Only) Cranston, RI – June 19, 2007 -- On Wednesday, June 20, 2007, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) will conduct an emergency drill, to include RIDOC staff, members of the Rhode Island State Police, Cranston Police, and Cranston Fire...
06/06/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – June 6, 2007 – A crew of six Rhode Island Department of Corrections Minimum Security inmates, supervised by Correctional Officers Giovanni Perez, Ahmed Zaki, and Neil Theroux, and Lieutenant Michael Reis, has been hard at work this week helping to set up for the Special Olympics...
06/06/2007
CONTACT: Gene Riccio, P.I.O. (401)-243-6161 Tracey Z. Poole-Chief of Information R.I. Dept. of Corrections (401)-462-2609 Providence- On Friday, June 8, law enforcement and legal scholars from across the continental United States will converge on the Brennan Center for Justice at the...
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’...