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  • ODOC takes two facilities off lockdown, reinstates visitation; Most medium-security prisons on normal operations with visitation restored

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has ended the lockdown at Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center and Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center, restoring visitation at those facilities for this weekend. Additionally, the agency has returned Joseph Harp Correctional Center, Lexington Correctional Center and Oklahoma State Penitentiary’s medium yard fully to normal operations with visitation. The changes announced today return all Oklahoma minimum-security prisons...  Read More...

  • Oklahoma prisons to remain locked down; visitation canceled

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s statewide prison lockdown will continue this weekend and beyond, Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials report. All visitation remains canceled until further notice.ODOC enforced the lockdown on Sunday after a series of inmate fights that began the day before at Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center in Vinita.Other fights followed at William S. Key Correctional Center, Dick Conner Correctional Center, North Fork Correctional Center, Mack Alford Corre...  Read More...

  • ODOC locks down prisons statewide due to inmate fights

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Correctional facilities across the state are on lockdown tonight in response to several inmate fights at a half dozen prisons over the weekend. Saturday, inmates at Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center in Vinita began fighting. Sunday, fights between inmates occurred at Dick Conner Correctional Center in Hominy, North Fork Correctional Center in Sayre, William S. Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply, Lawton Correctional Facility and Mack Alford Correctional Center in St...  Read More...

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    Dick Conner Correctional Center volunteers excellent role models for inmates

    ODOC has as many volunteers as we do employees – more than 4,000. We simply couldn’t operate our system without them. During National Volunteer Week, we will introduce you to a few of them. Today’s are Stan and Pat Mills.   Read More...

  • Dick Conner Correctional Center locked down, visitation canceled after inmate fight

    HOMINY, Okla. - The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has locked down Dick Conner Correctional Center and canceled visitation this weekend due to an inmate-on-inmate fight. The fight, which took place around 1:30 p.m. at the medium-security prison's gym, injured five inmates, none of them seriously.   Read More...

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    Our Award of Merit goes Sgt. DaRell Guess at Dick Conner Correctional Center

    Our Award of Merit goes to staff who’ve shown extraordinary bravery and exceptional valor outside of professional duties without regard to personal safety. This year’s goes to Sgt. DaRell Guess, Correctional Security Officer at Dick Conner Correctional Center. On July 28, 2018, Sgt.   Read More...

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    DCCC Graduation - Getting Ahead While Getting Out

    On August 3, 2018, the Dick Conner Correctional Center graduated the third class of “Getting Ahead While Getting Out”, since the program began in 2016. Ten graduates received certificates. Oklahoma Department of Corrections volunteers, Stan and Pat Mills conducted classes 2.5 hours per week for 20 weeks at the minimum security unit. The United States imprisons more people than any other nation in the world. Rarely discussed, however, is that more than 90% of those prisoners will be rel...  Read More...

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