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  1. Article number 1 - Revised Administrative Rules on Sentence Credit
  2. Article number 2 - Dixon Correctional Center honored for its commitment to staff development and training
  3. Article number 3 - Menard Correctional Center offenders raise funds to support after-school children’s program
  4. Article number 4 - Illinois Department of Corrections joins efforts in fighting rising floodwaters
  5. Article number 5 - Early Father's Day at Sheridan Correctional Facility
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    Revised Administrative Rules on Sentence Credit

    General Overview: There are various forms of sentence credits available to offenders, however not all offenders are eligible for each type of credit. The three most common types of credit are Statutory Sentence Credit, Program Sentence Credit, and Supplemental Sentence Credit.
  •  Dixon Correctional Center honored for its commitment to staff development and training

    Dixon Correctional Center honored for its commitment to staff development and training

    SPRINGFIELD – July 31, 2015 – Employees at Dixon Correctional Center are being recognized for their standout efforts to boost their professional skills. More than 200 members of the Dixon staff attended sessions over the past year on crisis intervention, how to manage a command post, how to work with the highest ethical standards, and the importance of accountability. Their determination has landed them the IDOC’s 2015 Traveling Trophy for outstanding training efforts.
  •  Menard Correctional Center offenders raise funds to support after-school children’s program

    Menard Correctional Center offenders raise funds to support after-school children’s program

    SPRINGFIELD – July 2, 2015 – Inmates at Menard Correctional Center are doing their part to give back to the community. Nearly two-dozen of them recently raised nearly $3,000 to support By the Hand, a not-for profit, after-school program in Chicago that emphasizes academic excellence and child development. The donation was made on behalf of the center’s Restorative Justice Program.
  •  Illinois Department of Corrections joins efforts in fighting rising floodwaters

    Illinois Department of Corrections joins efforts in fighting rising floodwaters

    SPRINGFIELD – July 1, 2015 – Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) staff and inmate work crews have worked diligently in providing flood relief assistance to help battle the rising floodwaters throughout portions of the state. Recently, IDOC dispatched 10 crews of 80 inmates to support communities in their emergency sandbagging efforts.
  • Early Father's Day at Sheridan Correctional Facility

    SHERIDAN - June 13, 2015 - Father’s Day came a bit early for some of the men who are incarcerated at Sheridan Correctional Center. More than a dozen inmates celebrated with their children and families during the “Visit to Dad” event, hosted by U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis, on Saturday, June 13th.

 

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