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Married Correction Officers and their 2 children save 2 military members in fiery car crash

Two military members were rescued from a fiery car crash by two Delaware Department of Correction officers and their children.

Kent County Probation and Parole Officer Jessica Vorous, Correctional Officer Gabe Vorous and their children saved the two men after their vehicle crashed into a tree and caught fire in Goldsboro, Maryland.


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Prison Employees’ Acts of Heroism Honored

“Recently the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) honored 113 employees during its 32nd annual Medal of Valor Ceremony. Among those honored were four staff members of the Jamestown correctional facility.”


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Waushara Corrections Officers receive Live Saving Awards

Waushara County Sheriff’s Department Corporal Robert Kamholz and Corrections Officer Stephanie Dormady were presented with Life Saving Awards during a presentation by Waushara County Sheriff Jeff Nett during the Board of Supervisors regular meeting on Sept. 19

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Correctional Officers need raises, lawmakers told

West Virginia needs to raise starting salaries for correctional officers in state prisons and regional jails by at least $6,000 in order to compete with pay rates in neighboring states and reduce dangerously high turnover rates, legislators were told Sunday.


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Debra Askew

The Correctional Peace Officers Foundation is saddened to inform you of the passing of Debra Askew, wife of CPOF Chaplin Anthony Askew. Mrs. Askew died Monday, July 10th in a multi-vehicle accident.


Please keep Chaplin Askew and their family in your thoughts and prayers.

Monessen corrections officer balances prison work life with mission trips.

As a corrections officer, Millicent Barber of Monessen must be tough.

“I’m a different person in prison,”Barber said.  “Sometimes I have to yell over 80 guys. In prison, you have to be tough. No one sugarcoats it.  They tell it like it is.”

But on the Christian mission trips she has taken, her maternal instincts take over.


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Drunk driver kills off-duty Comal Co. Corrections Officer in Marble Falls

A drunk driver struck and killed an off-duty Comal County corrections officer on Tuesday.

The Comal County Sheriff’s Office says Officer Cynthia Young was in Marble Falls with her family to watch a Fourth of July fireworks show when she was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross a street on foot.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Cynthia Young’s family and friends.

CPOF Project XXVIII – Annual National Memorial Ceremony

Did you miss the live feed of this year’s memorial service? Check it out now on our YouTube channel!

‘Something is going to pop’

‘Something is going to pop,’ Department of Corrections director says of overcrowded, understaffed state prisons

“The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is out of bed space and out of money while the conditions at understaffed prisons continue to deteriorate, the agency’s head said Tuesday.”



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Family, friends of fallen Correctional Officer honor his memory

“Nearly 900 family members, friends, and supporters gathering at PNC Field in Moosic today to honor the life of Kris Moules. Moules was a correctional officer at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility and was killed in the line of duty last year.


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