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  1. Article number 1 - IDOC Mission and Vision
  2. Article number 2 - Serving Up Smiles for Special Olympics
  3. Article number 3 - IDOC to open Kewanee Life Skills Reentry Center
  4. Article number 4 - IDOC and PRB partner to improve parole revocation process
  5. Article number 5 - Last Stop Shop Offers Dignity to Offenders Leaving Prison
  •  IDOC Mission and Vision

    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.
  •  Serving Up Smiles for Special Olympics
  •  IDOC to open Kewanee Life Skills Reentry Center

    IDOC to open Kewanee Life Skills Reentry Center

    SPRINGFIELD - February 6, 2017 - The Illinois Department of Corrections today announced the launch of its first Life Skills Reentry Center in Kewanee, where offenders who are nearing the end of their sentences will learn skills that are critical to their success in the community. Kewanee is one of three Life Skills Reentry Centers slated to open in Illinois, as part of Governor Rauner’s plan to safely reduce the prison population and restructure the state’s criminal justice system. Kewanee will begin receiving offenders as early as February 16th.
  •  IDOC and PRB partner to improve parole revocation process

    IDOC and PRB partner to improve parole revocation process

    SPRINGFIELD - January 25, 2017 - The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and the Illinois Prisoner Review Board (PRB) today announced that a settlement agreement in the case of Moises Morales v. Craig Findley has been approved. The settlement agreement reflects Governor Bruce Rauner’s commitment to increasing public safety and improving outcomes for all men and women who are released from IDOC custody. The Rauner administration worked with the IDOC and PRB legal teams to reach a suitable agreement, therefore avoiding costly litigation and the perpetual judicial oversight that would have resulted had the parties entered into a consent decree.
  •  Last Stop Shop Offers Dignity to Offenders Leaving Prison

    Last Stop Shop Offers Dignity to Offenders Leaving Prison

    GALESBURG, Ill (KWQC) - A program formed at the Hill Correctional Facility in Galesburg allows inmates leaving after serving their sentences to have a full set of clothing.

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