The Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) will host a delegation of criminal investigators from the Republic of Georgia on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. The visit has been facilitated through Chief Anthony J. Silva and the Department of Public Safety’s Rhode Island Municipal Police Academy and Dean Robert W. McKenna of Roger Williams University.
Beginning at 1:30 p.m., the investigators will hear briefings from RIDOC officials in the 2nd floor Conference Room of the main Administration. Nancy Bailey, Assistant Director of Institutions and Operations, will brief the group on custody and control and will give an overview of the RIDOC. Aaron Aldrich, Chief Inspector, will discuss how the RIDOC conducts criminal investigations and collaborates with outside law enforcement. Teresa Foley, Professional Services Coordinator/Transitional Services, will provide an overview of the RIDOC’s Rehabilitative Services Unit. The investigators will then tour the RIDOC’s largest sentenced male facility, the John J. Moran Medium Security Facility.
During their stay, the Georgian delegation will also be visiting other law enforcement agencies. They will be stay with host families. Greg Williams, a Parole Officer with the RIDOC, will host one of the guests.
Members of the press who are interested in covering the visit should call Tracey Zeckhausen, Chief of Information and Public Relations, at (401) 462-2609.