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Members of the Joint Finance Committee are raising the possibility of not extending prison health provider Connections’ contract through 2020.


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Department of Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps announced Friday he is retiring, effective July 15th.

He served as commissioner for about two and a half years, a tenure that included the deadly February 2017 riot at the Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna.

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Gov. John Carney is declining to say whether he retains confidence in Department of Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps.


Delaware’s Department of Correction has added new security cameras at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.

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The Delaware Department of Correction has new leadership. Shane Troxler is being tapped to serve as Chief of the Bureau of Prisons.

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The Delaware Department of Correction presented its Fiscal Year 2020 budget request to the Joint Finance Committee Tuesday, seeking over $344 million.


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The Delaware Department of Correction confirms that Bureau of Prisons Chief Steven Wesley is leaving the agency.

Sarah Mueller

Delaware has won $1.5 million in federal grants for inmate reentry services.

Sarah Mueller

Delaware Department of Correction officials met with families whose loved ones have been transferred to Pennsylvania prisons - or soon could be.


Sarah Mueller

Delaware seeks to reduce its high rates of incarceration and recidivism by revamping its re-entry procedures.


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