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collapse 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
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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
Acting New Leader at South Mississippi Prison8/14/2018
4-Year Correctional Officer Arrested at CMCF8/9/2018
MDOC Investigating Inmate Deaths at State Prisons8/6/2018
Inmate Serving Four Sentences Dies in Prison7/31/2018
Search Ends for Probationer Wanted in Holmes County7/26/2018
Inmate Once on FBI’s Most Wanted List Dies7/26/2018
MDOC’s Statement on the Recent Escape at SMCI 7/25/2018
Parchman Recovering from Major Storm Damage7/25/2018
Probationer Wanted for Questioning in Holmes Co. Homicide7/25/2018
Search Continues for State Inmate Escapee7/19/2018
Escaped State Inmate Captured in Crystal Springs 7/19/2018
HHCRCF Contraband Seizure a Concern to Commissioner7/12/2018
Agents Recovering after Motor Vehicle Accident7/12/2018
State Inmate Captured in Ocean Springs7/7/2018
Reward Offered in Search for Escaped Inmate7/7/2018
MDOC Continues Search for Escaped Inmate7/6/2018
MDOC Searching for Escaped Inmate7/5/2018
Small Amounts of Contraband Seized Proves Vigilance a Must6/29/2018
Special Family Visit Allowed Saturday at CMCF6/29/2018
MDOC Harvests 20,000 Pounds of Blueberries6/22/2018
CMCF Inmates Preparing for Release Attend Resource Fair 6/15/2018
3,000 Bags of Trash Removed in Anti-Litter Campaign 6/4/2018
Governor's Order Under Contracting Reform Fulfilled6/1/2018
2018 Re-Entry Symposium6/1/2018
MDOC Investigating Inmate Death at SMCI5/30/2018
Parchman Inmates in Faith-Based Program Awarded Ministry Degrees5/29/2018
Graduates Credit Thinking For A Change Program5/14/2018
Man Convicted in Meridian 1980s Rape Cases Dies5/11/2018
Lockdown Further Lifted Effective Today5/4/2018
Flowood CWC Inmates Benefit from Dance Program5/4/2018
Inmate Serving Life for'87 Kidnapping and Murder Dies5/3/2018
Commissioner Hall- Contraband Amount Unexpected During Parchman Shakedown5/1/2018
MDOC Reducing Inmates at Regional Facilities4/19/2018
Nearly 8000 Pounds of Tomatoes Harvested at Parchman4/18/2018
Flags Lowered to Honor First Lady Barbara Bush4/18/2018
State Escapee Captured in Alabama4/13/2018
State Inmate Escapes During Work Detail in Macon 4/11/2018
MDOC Investigating Deaths of Two Parchman Inmates4/2/2018
Officials Celebrate Graduation of First Pilot Program Class3/30/2018
Less Contraband Found at WCCF One Year Later3/23/2018
Correctional Officer Trainee Caught with Contraband at Parchman 3/21/2018
SMCI Officer Charged under Operation Zero Tolerance3/16/2018
Pilot Re-Entry Program Launched in Mississippi Prison System3/15/2018
Inmate Serving 82 years Dies in Prison3/14/2018
Second Search Completes Major Shakedown at SMCI3/10/2018
MDOC Adds New Corrections Officers to Ranks3/10/2018
Man Convicted in 1981 Slaying of State Trooper Dies 3/3/2018
MDOC Prison Phone Calls Now More Affordable3/2/2018
Family Members Visiting CMCF Inmates Receive Free Eye Exams 2/23/2018
MDPS and MDOC Joint Statement on Gang Threat Assessment Data2/21/2018
MDOC Employees to Donate Blood for Brain Cancer Patient2/19/2018
Two SMCI Officers Arrested in First 2018 Operation Zero Tolerance Shakedown2/14/2018
MDOC to Reopen Delta Correctional Facility and Consolidate TVC Program2/9/2018
Escaped State Inmate Eugene Robinson in Custody2/7/2018
Crime Stoppers Reward Offered in Finding State Inmate Eugene Robinson2/5/2018
MDOC Calling on Businesses to Help Find Jobs for Ex-Offenders2/2/2018
Woman Convicted in Silicone Injection Case Dies 1/15/2018
Man Convicted for Role in 1964 Civil Rights Slayings Dies in Prison 1/12/2018
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CMCF Holds Second Mom's Day for Incarcerated Moms and Grandmothers12/29/2017
Year Ends with Shakedown of Parchman's Largest Unit12/29/2017
MDOC Employees and Offenders Extend Spirit of Giving 12/22/2017
Rat Poison and Liquor Seized During Parchman Shakedown12/21/2017
MDOC Expands Program to Improve Inmates’ Lives12/18/2017
Commissioner Hall- Too Much Contraband Found at Parchman Work Camp12/14/2017
Inmate Serving Life for Hinds County Kidnapping and Murder Dies in Prison 12/11/2017
Inmate Serving Three Assault Sentences Dies in Prison11/21/2017
No Major Contraband Found at Leake County Regional11/21/2017
Ex-Officer Begins Prison Sentence, While Current Officer Is Charged11/17/2017
Resource Fair Held Today at Parchman for Inmates Nearing Release 11/16/2017
Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility is Latest Shakedown Stop 11/15/2017
MDOC Expands Thinking for a Change Classes11/14/2017
Commissioner Hall Participating in Washington, D. C. Public Safety Summit 11/10/2017
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