State Government Press Releases

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08/01/2007
Cranston, August 1, 2007 -- The NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans Prison PUP Partnership Program at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections provides life-changing results in the lives of the inmates who train the pups and the disabled clients who eventually receive them. So grateful...
07/27/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. – July 26, 2007 – The Rhode Island Department of Corrections is pleased to announce its first RIDOC Media Day to be held on Wednesday, October 3rd, from 8:30 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m. Space is limited, so members of the media are urged to mark their calendars and reserve their...
07/05/2007
CRANSTON, R.I. - June 25, 2007 - The Rhode Island Department of Corrections will hold its 14th annual Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, June 27, 2007, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. in the George C. Arnold Conference Center of the Regan Building, located in Eleanor Slater Hospital,...
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...