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October 22, 2014

DOC in the News Archives Archives

Cold Case Cards Generate Tips

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Cold Case Cards Generate Tips Source: The Advocate Four of the unsolved homicide and missing person cases featured on decks of cards given to the public and sold to inmates at state prisons have been closed.

Commission looking at criminal justice system

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Commission looking at criminal justice system Source: The Advocate A panel of judges, attorneys and law enforcement officials is trying to get to the bottom of why Louisiana locks up more people than any other state in the nation.

Job Fair Offers Unique Opportunities

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Job Fair Offers Unique Opportunities Source: The Daily News B.B. “Sixty” Rayburn Correction Center held a job fair Wednesday that was unlike any other.

DPS&C Annual Report 2010

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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Accountability Letter — Pilot

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Accountability letter pilot

Role of Female Corrections Officers

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Role of Female Corrections Officers

DOC Phasing in Cameras in Prisons

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

DOC Phasing in Cameras in Prisons

Smoking Ban to Begin in Prisons Soon

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Source: The Daily News When the Louisiana Smokefree Air Act was passed by the state legislature in 2006, a provision in the law gave state correctional facilities more time to implement the indoor smoking ban. Now that time is drawing to an end.

Tracking Convicted Felons Made Easier

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Source: WAFB TV Tracking some of the state’s most dangerous criminals just got a little easier with the help of a new phone system that began operating for the first time.

Inmates Help Pay for Girl’s Surgery

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Source: WAFB TV A mother trying to raise the money to pay for a special surgery for her daughter has reached her goal thanks to a donation by women serving hard time in a Louisiana prison.

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