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  1. Article number 1 - IDOC Mission and Vision
  2. Article number 2 - Pontiac Riot Memorial Service pays tribute to fallen heroes
  3. Article number 3 - IDOC begins new fiscal year with graduation of 134 correctional officer trainees
  4. Article number 4 - IDOC recognizes employee excellence at the 2016 Employee of the Year Ceremony
  5. Article number 5 - IDOC and IDJJ recognize frontline staff and fallen heroes
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    IDOC Mission and Vision

    Mission: To serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offender behavior, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.
  •  Pontiac Riot Memorial Service pays tribute to fallen heroes

    Pontiac Riot Memorial Service pays tribute to fallen heroes

    SPRINGFIELD – July 22, 2016 – A memorial service was held today at Pontiac Correctional Center to honor its fallen heroes and those who died as a result of the Pontiac riot, 38 years ago. In remembering the sacrifices of the center’s fallen heroes, the service included a military flyover, the Illinois Department of Corrections Honor Guard as well as agency and community dignitaries.
  •  IDOC begins new fiscal year with graduation of 134 correctional officer trainees

    IDOC begins new fiscal year with graduation of 134 correctional officer trainees

    SPRINGFIELD – July 15, 2016 – More than 130 correctional officer trainees (COTs) today joined the agency’s front line staff. After completing six weeks of training, the new COTs are assigned to IDOC correctional centers throughout the state to help meet the goals of the agency’s mission.
  •  IDOC recognizes employee excellence at the 2016 Employee of the Year Ceremony

    IDOC recognizes employee excellence at the 2016 Employee of the Year Ceremony

    SPRINGFIELD – July 6, 2016 – Congratulations to the Illinois Department of Corrections’ 2016 Employee of the Year, Lisa Bloomfield. She joined the department in 1989 and currently serves as the executive secretary at Western Illinois Correctional Center. Bloomfield was recognized for her work ethic, knowledge, dedication, professionalism and leadership on the job.
  •  IDOC and IDJJ recognize frontline staff and fallen heroes

    IDOC and IDJJ recognize frontline staff and fallen heroes

    SPRINGFIELD - May 4, 2016 - The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) held a ceremony today to recognize the departments’ past and present heroes. Governor Bruce Rauner and Illinois Public Safety Director Roger Heaton were among the dignitaries attending the event.

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