January 22, 2018
Governor Wolf announced that the number of inmates in the Pennsylvania state prison system dropped for the fourth consecutive calendar year, according to new statistics released by the Department of Corrections (DOC).
January 08, 2018
The Department of Corrections has reduced medical costs for inmates by $14.5 million over the past two years – while maintaining or improving care – by leveraging federal and state programs and innovative partnerships, according to the Governor’s Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency (GO-TIME).
October 19, 2017
Governor Wolf announced that his administration is moving ahead with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Corrections (DOC) and the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole (PBPP) that results in the combining of the agencies’ similar, shared and overlapping resources and functions.
June 12, 2017
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf provided remarks before bipartisan leaders and members of the General Assembly during a pension reform bill signing ceremony.
December 15, 2016
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Department of Corrections has recently awarded $1.5 million to human service agencies serving 13 counties to provide Medication Assisted Treatment to offenders for substance abuse disorder.