Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today praised the bipartisan focus on reforming Pennsylvania’s probation and parole systems. Yesterday, bipartisan legislators joined criminal justice reform advocates, including the REFORM Alliance, to announce an upcoming bill to overhaul probation and parole in the commonwealth. “Just like the clean slate bill, Pennsylvania can lead the nation with…
Governor Wolf Joins Business and Entertainment Leaders to Announce National Criminal Justice Reform OrganizationJanuary 23, 2019
Governor Tom Wolf, Lt. Governor John Fetterman and Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel joined leaders from the worlds of sports, entertainment and business in New York today as they announced the launch of REFORM Alliance, an organization focused on transforming the American justice system.
Governor Tom Wolf announced today the largest reduction of inmates in the Pennsylvania state prison system since record keeping began.
Governor Wolf met privately with Department of Corrections staff at State Correctional Institution Greene to discuss safety concerns amid the recent spate of staff exposure to unknown substances in several of the state’s correctional facilities.
Governor Wolf Announces Prison Inmate Population Drops for Fourth Consecutive Year After Record ReductionJanuary 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).