A new collaboration between the Department of Corrections (DOC), the Department of Mental Health (DMH), and Pathways Vermont will help enhance treatment for individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Facilities will move to 12-hour shift schedules, employees to see pay enhancements, bonuses, and other quality-of-life improvements.
Vermont Department of Corrections Commissioner Nicholas Deml is announcing key leadership changes at Northeast Correctional Complex (NECC) in St. Johnsbury, Northern State Correctional Facility (NSCF) in Newport, and the Central Office.
Survey results from staff, incarcerated people at Southern State Correctional Facility highlight issues around correctional staffing, programming for incarcerated people, and high rates of mental health concerns.
Corrections and research partners Urban Institute and University of Vermont present findings from the Prison Research and Innovation Network.
The Vermont Department of Corrections detected three new incarcerated cases of COVID-19 during intake quarantine at three different facilities.
The Vermont Department of Corrections detected one new incarcerated case of COVID-19 during intake quarantine at Northwest State Correctional Facility (NWSCF) in St. Albans.
The Vermont Department of Corrections detected four new incarcerated cases of COVID-19 during intake quarantine at four different facilities.
Two staff, three incarcerated individuals test positive in Northern State Correctional Facility outbreak testing; additional staff case detected independently.
The Vermont Department of Corrections is conducting an internal review following the death of a Vermont individual incarcerated at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in Tutwiler, Mississippi, on Saturday.
Vermont Department of Corrections (Vermont DOC) is reporting three new COVID-19 cases among incarcerated individuals at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility (CRCF).
Vermont Agency of Human Services leadership and attorneys from Downs Rachlin Martin are publicly releasing a report on Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.
Northwest State Correctional Facility in St. Albans is on full lockdown following notification of two staff members testing positive for COVID-19.
The Vermont Department of Corrections is conducting an internal review following the death of a Vermont inmate at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in Tutwiler, Miss., on Sunday.
The Vermont Department of Corrections invites victims of crime, families of victims, and members of the public to offer comments about a permanent rule on the creation of an “earned good time” program.
Vermont Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith, Department of Corrections Commissioner Jim Baker, and Tristam Coffin and Timothy Doherty of Downs Rachlin Martin issue DRM's independent report on the death of Kenneth Johnson in a live press conference.
Commissioner Jim Baker provides updates on Vermont's contract with CoreCivic and on the investigation into Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.
Commissioner Jim Baker provides an update on Vermont inmates and staff testing positive for COVID-19 in Mississippi and Vermont in a live press conference.
An inmate at Northeast Correctional Complex in St. Johnsbury has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the only positive result of the total 215 NECC staff and inmates tested Monday, July 13.