July 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The Oregon Department of Corrections and the related Oregon Corrections Enterprises have had a rocky year.
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.
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?
May 01, 2012 9:25 a.m.
Oregonian investigative reporter Les Zaitz looked into widespread sexual abuse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
April 06, 2012 9:06 a.m.
Have you ever wondered what life is like behind bars?
March 22, 2012 9:35 a.m.
How should age affect sentencing when juveniles commit murder?
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.
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.
Dec. 08, 2011 9:06 a.m.
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program takes college students into maximum-security prison to learn with prisoners. We'll hear from students and past prisoners about the program.
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