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North Pole man found dead in Kenai cell

...Wildwood Correctional Facility in Kenai.The Department of Corrections says in a release that Paul Heppner died Sunday...Examiner's office will review the death. The Department of Corrections says it will also conduct an internal review...
Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

...spokesman Alex Weintz said the Department of Corrections receives the drugs on have 37 more days."Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton general, that the Department of Corrections did not have the correct...
Nation and World
Panel hears of surge in prison population

Last fiscal year, the Alaska Department of Corrections spent $327 million. Unless something changes, that figure is expected to rise by at least $169 million in the next decade...
JPD seeks man with five warrants out for his arrest

...a false report case. Another is a no-bail warrant that names Guthrie as an "absconder" from the Alaska Department of Corrections' supervision.Sell said Guthrie is believed to be in Juneau, although he is from Ketchikan.JPD highlighted...
Center caters to people leaving prison court order or judgment agreements.The main difference is halfway houses have contracts with the Alaska Department of Corrections. At Southside, tenants are responsible for $400 per month rent, which, at a minimum, includes dinner...
Department reports death at Fairbanks jail

...have been released, including whether the deceased was male or female, or how the person died.The state Department of Corrections only said the death occurred around 3:40 a.m. Thursday at the Fairbanks Correctional Center, and that...
A second chance

...some of those funds also went to support the Alaska Native Justice Center, in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Corrections and the Alaska Prisoner Reentry Task Force and to help with statewide recidivism reduction planning. A 2007...
On Writing: Rehabilitation and Red Tape

...have the option to buy a personal razor. The Department of Corrections provides razors for us, and Corrections is highly...the new administration in the State and at the Department of Corrections will review and modify the existing system with...
Why was repeat burglar placed at halfway house?

...halfway house in the first place?To find out, the Empire asked Sherrie Daigle, a spokesperson for the state Department of Corrections and a special assistant to the commissioner.Daigle said in a phone interview Wednesday that the DOC placed...
JPD, Crime Line asks Juneau to keep eye out for stolen tools

...the firefighter's tools have been recovered but his gear has not.Shortly after Mazon was arrested, the Department of Corrections moved him from Lemon Creek Correctional Center to the Juneau halfway house for pre-trial detention. Mazon...


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