State Government Press Releases

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04/02/2010
Corrections Director Ashbel T. Wall II has announced the promotion of Cumberland’s Nuno Figueiredo, a nine-year veteran of the Department, to Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Investigator effective Sunday, March 28th. His facility assignments are Women’s and High Security. As an SUI Investigator,...
04/02/2010
Corrections Director Ashbel T. Wall II has announced the promotion of Cranston’s Kathleen A. Lyons, a 20-year veteran of the Department, to Captains/Records and ID, effective last Sunday. Captain Lyons began her career with the RIDOC as a Correctional Officer, working her way up the ranks to...
04/02/2010
Corrections Director Ashbel T. Wall II has announced the promotion of Gary Moe of Cumberland, a 13-year veteran of the Department, to Correctional Officer Lieutenant, effective Easter Sunday. Lieutenant Moe is assigned to the Intake Service Center, which processes over 18,000 commitments per...
04/02/2010
Corrections Director Ashbel T. Wall II has announced the promotion of Stephen Aceto of Warwick, an 18-year veteran of the Department, to Correctional Officer Lieutenant, effective Easter Sunday. Lieutenant Aceto is assigned to the men’s Maximum Security Facility. He has also worked at the...
04/02/2010
Corrections Director Ashbel T. Wall II has announced the promotion of Chepachet’s Nelson Lefebvre, a 26-year veteran of the Department with a stellar record and reputation, as the next Deputy Warden, effective Easter Sunday. He is assigned to the High Security Center. Deputy Lefebvre was...
03/29/2010
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 9:30 a.m. CRANSTON, R.I. - March 26, 2010 - The Rhode Island Department of Corrections and Justice Assistance is pleased to announce the dedication formally declaring the men's Intake Service Center the Anthony P. Travisono Intake Service Center. The dedication will...
03/23/2010
As a result of a developing partnership between the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ Cranston Adult Probation & Parole Unit and the Cranston Police Department, a series of in-service trainings was provided on the following dates this winter: February 10, 12, 18, 23, 25, March 4, and March 11,
03/23/2010
A.T. Wall, II, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections has announced the promotion of Walter Duffy of Warwick, R.I., and John Adams of Lincoln, R.I., from Correctional Officer Lieutenant to Correctional Officer Captain. Captain Duffy has been with the RIDOC for 19 years, working...
03/22/2010
On Wednesday, February 24, 2010, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections honored 34 of its own staff members and eight “friends” in the annual Employee Awards Ceremony. The following individuals were recognized: • JOHN J. MORAN AWARD – to honor a staff member from the Division of...
12/17/2009
Thousands of high school and middle school students from across the state have come to prison – not as inmates, but as visitors to the Special Community Outreach Education (SCORE) Program and the newer DUI-focused Zero Fatalities Project presentation. Both programs are designed with public safety...