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My turn: Corruption not a problem in corrections department

Last week the Alaska Department of Corrections became the first corrections department in the nation to receive Integrity Certification through the National Institute of Ethics. This is a notable achievement, for...
High court: State has duty to protect inmates

...Superior Court Judge Vanessa White threw out the case in 2011. The judge said Mattox didn't show that the corrections department had been given notice of a specific threat against him.The state argued that inmates only have a claim if an...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Corrections department would send more prisoners south

...Tuesday, March 10, 1998 Corrections department would send more the 1980s, the state Corrections Department has set caps on Alaska's...implementation is May 1. Corrections Department Commissioner Margaret Pugh...
Police standards council decertifies 9

ANCHORAGE - Six former police officers and three former Corrections Department employees have formally lost certification as law enforcement officers.The Alaska Police Standards Council voted to revoke state...
Serial killer wrongly issued razor before suicide

...cause of death is unknown although it has been classified as a suicide.Koenig's father has criticized the Corrections Department over the death, which he says robbed his family of their day in court. James Koenig said Wednesday he doesn't...
Officials mum on serial killer's suicide

...he had been segregated from other inmates but was not on a suicide watch.In its public records denial, the Corrections Department declined to say why Keyes was placed on suicide watch and for how long. The agency won't say when and why...
Suspect in Anchorage killings, rape recently jailed

...earning a new, short jail sentence.On Saturday, he was released with an "approved housing plan," meaning the Corrections Department knew where he was supposed to be living, Schroeder said. The same was true with each of his prior releases...
Corrections: Department of Labor, Brenda Krauss, Molly Box

? An article appearing on Page A1 of Sunday's Empire gave an incorrect amount for the annual lease payments for the state's Department of Labor Building. The correct amount is $1.947 million. ? An article appearing on Page A1 of the Oct.
Records reveal details leading to indictment

...firm had a problem in Alaska. Its chain of halfway houses that took in prisoners under contract with the state Corrections Department was struggling. It had facilities in Fairbanks, Bethel, Nome and several Anchorage locations. Low occupancy...
Lie detectors eyed to curb sex offenders

...Colorado, invited by the Corrections Department, explained the program...Peggy Heil of the Colorado Corrections Department. "But we are dealing with...English, also of the Colorado Corrections Department, said these may include...


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