Tagged: Corrections

Oregon Counties Abandon Immigration Hold Policies

OPB | April 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Counties across Oregon no longer hold people in jail for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement after a judge ruled such holds unconstitutional.

Proposed Law Seeks To Ban "Murderabilia"

OPB | Feb. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.

A Rocky Year At The Oregon Department Of Corrections

July 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Corrections and the related Oregon Corrections Enterprises have had a rocky year.

Reducing Recidivism With Visitation

Sept. 12, 2012 12:20 p.m.

We'll explore how visitation in prisons could help keep Oregon's recidivism rate one of the lowest in the nation.

Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility

June 08, 2012 9:06 a.m.

From inside Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility we ask inmates: what is happening in prison to make them better citizens when they are released?

Abuse at Coffee Creek Prison

May 01, 2012 9:25 a.m.

Oregonian investigative reporter Les Zaitz looked into widespread sexual abuse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

Class in Prison

April 06, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Have you ever wondered what life is like behind bars?

Sentencing Juvenile Offenders

March 22, 2012 9:35 a.m.

How should age affect sentencing when juveniles commit murder?

New DOC Director: Colette Peters

March 12, 2012 9:20 a.m.

Colette Peters started her new job as director of the Oregon Department of Corrections about a month ago. She is the first woman in state history to hold the position.

Max Williams Exits Corrections

Jan. 02, 2012 9:06 a.m.

We'll talk to Max Williams, who has lead the Oregon Department of Corrections since 2004, about his tenure, the state prison system, and his upcoming plans.

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