News From The Department Of corrections

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12-20 Max Gors named Department of Corrections staff attorney

12-16 Inmate walkaway back in custody

12-15 State Prison Inmate fails to return from work release job search


11-26 Inmate in custody

11-20 STAR Academy youth back in custody

11-19 Search under way for STAR Runaways

11-13 Prison program refurbishes bicycles for needy children

11-3 STAR Academy youth back in custody

11-2 Search underway for two STAR Academy youth


10-13 Inmate garden produces more than twenty-seven tons of food

10-4 Herrmann wins South Dakota Corrections Association award


9-22 Intensive care services will be offered in-state for South Dakota's children

9-13 State prison inmates assisting with Vietnam Memorial Dedication

9-12 STAR Academy Health Care Services earns perfect accreditation score

9-6 State prison inmate dies


8-21 Preliminary autopsy indicates inmate death was due to asphyxiation

8-20 State Prison Inmate Dies


7-31 Inmate crews return to East Ridge Fire

7-24 Inmates deployed to fire in Custer State Park

7-18 State prison inmate dies

7-13 Inmates, staff being deployed to fire in Southern Black Hills

7-10 State Prison Inmate Vogel Apprehended

7-10 SDSP Inmate under investigation for alleged prison assault

7-9 Inmate walkaway from Redfield Minimum Unit back in custody

7-4 State prison inmate walks away from minimum security facility


6-28 Two STAR Academy runaways back in custody

6-28 Inmates training to help fight fires

6-27 Two youth run away from STAR Academy

6-20 Inmates, staff being deployed to Northern Black Hills fire

6-1 Mike Durfee State Prison receives award for support of National Guard and Reserve


5-18 Inmates assisting with clean up projects

5-12 Inmates assisting in Yankton clean up project

5-5 DOC staffer named to national standards board

5-5 SDSP One suspected mumps case

5-5 Governor Rounds proclaims May 7-13 as "Correctional Employees Week"

5-3 Inmate in custody after brief escape


4-20 Prison chaplain Regan Beauchamp honored

4-19 Inmates, staff deployed to fire in Custer State Park

4-7 State prison inmate dies


3-20 Female inmate population at all-time high

3-6 Inmates return to Grizzly Complex fire


2-28 Inmates deployed to Black Hills fire

2-22 Inmate crews helping with burn project

2-4 State prison inmates assisting with Rapid City clean-up project


1-30 State prison inmate fails to return from job search

1-26 Mitchell man elected chair of Parole Board

1-20 Prison population rises sharply in 2005

1-6 State prison inmate dies