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    12 cadets graduate from ODOC CO academy

    MCALESTER, Okla. – Twelve cadets graduated from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections cadet training academy.Thursday’s graduation, held at Lakewood Christian Church, was the agency’s seventh of 2018.ODOC employs more than 1,800 correctional security officers. These graduates will help the agency replenish a force that turned over by 25 percent in Fiscal Year 2017.The agency has two cadet training academies, the Wilson Training Academy and Satellite Training Academy.The agency...  Read More...

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    25 new Correctional Officers graduate

    Satellite Training Academy Jan. 3 class photo  MCALESTER, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Corrections commissioned 25 new correctional security officers during its academy graduation Wednesday at The King’s House. The new officers join the more than 1,800 correctional security officers who staff the 24 ODOC facilities in communities across the state. These officers participated in a six-week-long training course at the Satellite Training Academy at Oklahoma State Penitentiary....  Read More...

  • ODOC, OKC PD arrest correctional officer charged with lewd acts with a child, rape

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Corrections and Oklahoma City police have arrested a correctional officer for 11 felony counts, including first-degree rape and forcible oral sodomy.DOC Fugitive Apprehension & Investigations agents and police took Cpl. Christopher Adams into custody Friday and booked him into Oklahoma County jail. Adams faces one count of first-degree rape; eight counts of lewd, indecent acts with a child under 16, and two counts of forcible oral sodomy.“We have co...  Read More...

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    Two DOC honor guard members will participate in NC correctional officers memorial services

    The daily danger our brothers and sisters in the corrections business face defies explanation - but their courage merits our deepest respect. We salute our staff, and the staff of our fellow departments across the country, who do their jobs selflessly each day, protecting their communities, fellow staff and the inmates sentenced to their custody - all for little thanks or pay. (Priority is important – communities first, fellow staff second, inmates last).To do honor to this commitment, DOC is se...  Read More...

  • Oklahoma DOC Graduates First Academy Under New Standards and Format

    Healdton - Today, at a graduation ceremony, officials at the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (DOC) commissioned 43 new correctional officers. The graduation was the inaugural class to go through the Wilson Training Center under the department's new centralized academy format and training standards. Although unable to attend, Corrections Director Joe M. Allbaugh congratulated the newly minted officers saying their service to the citizens of the state is needed and greatly appreciated...  Read More...

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