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collapse 2020
Prisoner Serving 20 Years for Manslaughter Dies2/26/2020
Inmate Dies at Rankin County Prison 2/16/2020
CMCF Inmate Serving 25 Years Dies at Hospital2/15/2020
Inmate Who Died in Prison Hospital Identified2/12/2020
Inmate Serving Life Dies in Prison Hospital2/10/2020
Inmate Collapses and Dies at Kemper-Neshoba RF1/29/2020
Inmate Found Dead Sunday Morning at Parchman 1/26/2020
Second Inmate Killed at Parchman Identified1/22/2020
Parchman Inmate Found Dead Wednesday Morning1/22/2020
Parchman Inmate Found Dead Wednesday Morning Identified1/22/2020
Investigation Underway into Two Deaths at Parchman1/21/2020
Housing Needs Pending for Remaining Unit 29 Inmates1/13/2020
MDOC No. 2 Official Announces His Retirement1/13/2020
MSP and Bolivar CRCF Affected by Severe Weather1/12/2020
Lockdown Lifted for all Prisons, Except MSP1/10/2020
CoreCivic Inc. Contracted to House Parchman Inmates1/9/2020
Update: Lockdown Lifted for 11 Regionals1/7/2020
Two Parchman Escapees Now in Custody1/6/2020
Escaped Inmate Remains at Large1/5/2020
Two Inmates Missing at Parchman Prison1/4/2020
Latest Update on Lockdown1/3/2020
MDOC Issues Statement on Lockdown1/2/2020
collapse 2019
MDOC Commissioner Hall Announces Resignation12/31/2019
Bicycle Donations Planned at State Prisons12/13/2019
MDOC Regarding Next Step on State Inmate Housing at ICRCF12/5/2019
Commercial Driving Class Trains for Future Jobs11/12/2019
Lincoln County Work Detail Escapee in Custody11/7/2019
Escapee from Work Detail in Lincoln County11/4/2019
$1 Million Grant Awarded to Expand Re-entry Services10/29/2019
Corrections Veteran Named Statewide Re-entry Coordinator10/24/2019
Help MDOC Find State Inmate10/21/2019
MDOC Hosting Job Fair at Pearl Public Library10/18/2019
Murder Suspect Not Mistakenly Released from Custody10/16/2019
MDOC Recruiting at Mississippi State Fair10/2/2019
Investigation at Pike County CWC Leads to Arrest 10/1/2019
Longtime Penitentiary Employee Found Unresponsive Dies10/1/2019
Storybook Recordings Keep Families Connected9/27/2019
Commissioner Hall on Latest Cellphone Jamming Test9/26/2019
Mock Escape Exercise Conducted at SMCI9/25/2019
Second Year MCCF Packs Meals for Malnourished Children9/9/2019
Correctional Officer Trainee Charged9/4/2019
Commissioner Hall Continues Push for Adequate Pay8/30/2019
MDOC Places New Recruiter in Job Market8/8/2019
Escaped State Inmate Captured in Perry County7/24/2019
Help MDOC Find Escapee in South Mississippi7/23/2019
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables on Prison Menu7/22/2019
Lockdown Lifted7/11/2019
Both State Escaped Inmates Now in Custody7/10/2019
Teamwork Cited as Difference Maker in Escapees' Capture7/10/2019
Search Continues Statewide for 2 Escapees 7/9/2019
MDOC Urges Residents to Remain On Alert7/8/2019
Parchman Escapee in Custody7/7/2019
Rewards Up to $12,500 Offered for 3 Escapees7/6/2019
Help MDOC Find Parchman Escapee7/5/2019
Three Escapees Wanted7/5/2019
Visitation Suspended at 3 State Prisons7/5/2019
Lockdown Extended Statewide Following Escapes7/5/2019
Quitman Co. CWC Escapee in Custody 6/28/2019
Help MDOC Find Quitman County Escapee6/27/2019
MDOC Promotes Re-entry Job Fair6/25/2019
MDOC Investigator Among Latest FBI Academy Graduates6/24/2019
MDOC Hosts the 2019 Re-entry Symposium6/19/2019
MDOC Offers More Housing for Re-entry5/6/2019
New State Law Combats Contraband Cellphone Usage4/25/2019
Major Shakedowns Continue to Keep Out Contraband4/19/2019
MDOC Provides Financial Boot Camp for Parolees4/17/2019
MDOC Conducting Interviews for Correctional Officers4/17/2019
SMCI Tests Mass Notification System4/10/2019
Hall Supports Federal Cellphone Jamming Legislation4/5/2019
Commissioner Hall Supports Federal Cellphone Jamming Legislation4/5/2019
State Inmate Charles Willis Back in Custody4/3/2019
WANTED ESCAPEE - State Inmate Charles Willis3/29/2019
New MDOC COs to Receive Starting Pay Increase 3/15/2019
3 Caught Attempting to Smuggle Controlled Substances2/26/2019
MDOC Holds Mock Job Fairs for Pre-Release Participants2/7/2019
Couple Arrested; Contraband and Gun Seized at MSP1/28/2019
SMCI Staffing Crisis Prompts Lockdown and Visitation Cancellation 1/25/2019
collapse 2018
Special Visitation for 300-Plus at CMCF12/28/2018
New Warden for Private Prisons and Regional Jails12/20/2018
Re-entry Services Expanding to Six Northern Counties12/3/2018
MEDIA ADVISORY: Thinking for a Change Probationers Graduate 12/3/2018
P and P Agents Provide for Needy via Outreach Projects11/21/2018
Lockdown Ended for Remaining Facilities11/19/2018
Commissioner Hall Statement on Gov. Bryant's Budget Recommendations11/16/2018
Transition Program Prepares Incarcerated Women for Freedom11/15/2018
CMCF Incarcerated Vets Train Dogs in Service Program 11/9/2018
Program Offers College Credit For Those Behind Bars11/2/2018
Miss Mississippi Extends Letter Writing Programs10/4/2018
MDOC is Recruiting at Mississippi State Fair10/4/2018
Commissioner Hall Announces More Changes at SMCI9/14/2018
Public Officials Tour Reopened Delta Correctional Facility 9/10/2018
More Than 200 Moved Ahead of Tropical storm 9/4/2018
MDOC Requests Assistance On Inmate Deaths 8/31/2018
Commissioner Hall’s Statement on Deaths in Custody 8/28/2018
Coahoma County Jail Escapee in Custody 8/24/2018
State Inmate Escapes Coahoma County Jail8/23/2018
Commissioner Hall’s Statement on Deaths in MDOC’s Custody8/21/2018
Man Serving 14 Years Dies in Prison8/17/2018
Probationer Nichols Back in Custody8/17/2018
Corrections Veteran Given New Role at MDOC8/15/2018
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