Department of Correction Announces Senior Leadership Promotion

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Dover, DE ‚Äď Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) Acting Commissioner Terra Taylor today announced that James T. Vaughn Correctional Center Warden Robert May has been promoted to Chief of the Bureau of Prisons.¬† May, a 31-year veteran of the DOC and the Department‚Äôs most experienced Warden, began his career as a Correctional Officer at Howard [‚Ķ]

Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Terra Taylor as DOC Commissioner

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DOVER, Del.¬†‚ÄstGovernor John Carney on¬†Wednesday¬†issued the following statement on the Senate‚Äôs vote to confirm his nomination of¬†Terra¬†Taylor to serve as Commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC).¬† ¬†¬† ‚ÄúThank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming Terra Taylor as Commissioner of the Department of Correction,‚Ä̬†said¬†Governor Carney. ‚ÄúTerra has a background in [‚Ķ]

Governor Carney Nominates Terra Taylor as DOC Commissioner

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WILMINGTON, Del.¬†‚Äď Governor John Carney on¬†Tuesday¬†announced he intends to nominate¬†Terra¬†Taylor to serve as Commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC). Taylor‚Äôs nomination¬†must be approved by the Delaware State Senate. ‚ÄúTerra‚Äôs years of experience within the¬†Department of Correction‚ÄĒ starting¬†from her time as a Probation Officer to Chief of Community Corrections to Deputy Commissioner to Acting [‚Ķ]

Governor Carney Announces Leadership Change at Delaware Department of Correction

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WILMINGTON, DE¬†‚Äst¬†Governor John Carney on Thursday announced that Commissioner Monroe Hudson will step down later this month from his current role as the head of the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) after more than thirty five years of service in law enforcement and corrections. Terra Taylor, Deputy Commissioner of the DOC, will serve as Acting [‚Ķ] The post Governor Carney …

Department of Correction Signs Contracts for Correctional Healthcare Services

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Dover, DE¬†‚Äď The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC)¬†announced today that it has signed three-year contracts with VitalCore Health Strategies to¬†provide medical care, behavioral health care and substance use disorder treatment to individuals under DOC supervision. The DOC‚Äôs¬†Bureau of Healthcare, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services¬†is responsible for contracting medical and behavioral health services in all [‚Ķ] The post Department of …

Probation and Parole Teams With Service Providers, Employers To Hold 2nd Chance Month Events On April 26

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Dover, DE¬†‚Äď On Wednesday, April 26 the Delaware¬†Department of Correction/Probation and Parole is partnering with state and local service providers and area employers to sponsor Community Resource events in Probation and Parole offices in New Castle, Dover, and Georgetown.¬† These free events are open to justice involved individuals and all members of the community and [‚Ķ] The post Probation and …

Bureau of Prisons Announces Leadership Promotions

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Dover, DE¬†‚Äď The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) today¬†announced several recent leadership promotions within the Bureau of Prisons. ‚ÄúThe Bureau of Prisons is fortunate to have an exceptional team of highly trained and highly experienced staff who are well positioned to serve in senior roles with increasing authority and responsibility,‚Ä̬†Bureau of Prisons Chief Shane Troxler [‚Ķ] The post Bureau of …

John Brennan named Deputy Warden of Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution 

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New Castle, DE¬†‚Äď The Delaware Department of Correction announced today that John Brennan, Security Superintendent of James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC),¬†has been¬†promoted to Deputy Warden of Baylor Women‚Äôs Correctional Institution (BWCI),¬†effective February 27.¬† Brennan¬†fills the¬†vacancy created when¬†then-BWCI Deputy Warden Kimberly Hughey was promoted to BWCI Warden in December 2022. ‚ÄúDeputy Warden Brennan is a [‚Ķ] The post John Brennan …

Department of Correction Recognized With Recruitment Video of The Year

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Dover, DE¬†‚ÄstThe Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) announced today that it has been recognized within the corrections industry for the best correctional officer recruitment video of 2022.¬†¬†Corrections1.com, the top online source of information and resources for corrections officers, recently identified the Delaware DOC as producing one of¬†the five best correctional officer recruitment videos from the [‚Ķ] The post Department of …

Kimberly Hughey named Warden of Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution

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New Castle, DE ‚Äď The Delaware Department of Correction announced today that Kimberly Hughey, Deputy Warden of Baylor Women‚Äôs Correctional Institution (BWCI), has been promoted to BWCI Warden effective December 18.¬† Hughey steps up to fill the¬†vacancy created when BWCI Warden Brian Emig was recently promoted to Warden of Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in [‚Ķ] The post Kimberly Hughey …