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  1. Article number 1 - IDOC Mission and Vision
  2. Article number 2 - IDOC and IDJJ recognize frontline staff and fallen heroes
  3. Article number 3 - Decatur Correctional Center wraps “Much Ado About Nothing”
  4. Article number 4 - IDOC and IDJJ recognize 2016 Volunteers of the Year
  5. Article number 5 - Policy change reduces employment barriers for ex-offenders
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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.
  •  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.
  •  Decatur Correctional Center wraps “Much Ado About Nothing”

    Decatur Correctional Center wraps “Much Ado About Nothing”

    DECATUR – April 27, 2016 - The women at Decatur Correctional Center have another successful Shakespeare performance under their belts. They performed five shows of “Much Ado About Nothing” between April 13th and 17th.
  •  IDOC and IDJJ recognize 2016 Volunteers of the Year

    IDOC and IDJJ recognize 2016 Volunteers of the Year

    SPRINGFIELD – April 12, 2016 – The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) held a ceremony today to recognize their facility volunteers of the year and present awards to the IDOC and IDJJ 2016 Volunteer of the Year.
  •  Policy change reduces employment barriers for ex-offenders

    Policy change reduces employment barriers for ex-offenders

    SPRINGFIELD - April 11, 2016 - The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) and the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) are pleased to announce a new initiative that streamlines the professional licensing process for men and women who are being released from prison.

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