COVID-19 cases are at an all-time high. It's more important than ever to wear a mask, keep your distance, and download the COVID Alert PA app. More on COVID-19 in Pennsylvania.

COVID-19 cases are at an all-time high. It’s more important than ever to wear a mask, keep your distance, and download the COVID Alert PA app. More on COVID-19 in Pennsylvania.

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Wolf Administration Participates in National Project to Review Safe Inmate Population Reduction During COVID-19

The Wolf Administration recently participated in a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine project, which resulted in the report: Decarcerating Correctional Facilities During COVID-19. Released today, the report, which was funded by Arnold Ventures and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, offers guidance on efforts to decarcerate, or reduce the incarcerated population, as a response…

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Gobernador Wolf: Pennsylvania redujo la población carcelaria a un récord de 3,471 desde el 1 de marzo

El Gobernador Tom Wolf anunció que desde el 1 de marzo, la población de personas en centros correccionales estatales se ha reducido a 3,471, la mayor disminución de varios meses jamás experimentada por el Departamento de Correcciones, lo que probablemente ayudó al departamento a reducir la cantidad de casos de COVID-19 en los centros.

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Gov. Wolf: Department of Corrections to Establish Temporary Program to Reprieve Sentences of Incarceration

Under the authority granted to him by the Pennsylvania Constitution and the Emergency Management Services Code, Governor Tom Wolf today ordered Department of Corrections officials to establish a Temporary Program to Reprieve Sentences of Incarceration to help aid the department in the transfer of qualifying individuals to community corrections facilities or home confinement amid the…

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