State Government Press Releases

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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...
12/09/2009
It’s the American way to over-indulge during the holidays, but for three Rhode Island Department of Corrections employees who have shed over 100 pounds each after having gastric bypass surgery, portions will be small just as they must be any other time of the year. It was when he had to...
12/09/2009
On a recent Monday afternoon at the invitation of Teresa Smith, Adult Probation & Parole Supervisor with the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, and Westerly Police Chief Edward A. Mello, an interdisciplinary team of professionals in law enforcement and social services gathered in a conference...
12/08/2009
Stress is a natural by-product of working in corrections. Corrections is at the tail end of the criminal justice system, and corrections professionals work behind prison walls with those whom the rest of society has marginalized and largely ignores. Their work often goes unrecognized and some of...