DOC Independent Review to be Released September 1st


On Friday, Governor John Carney announced that the final report of the DOC Independent Review will be released on September 1st.  The review team is studying the conditions that may have contributed to the hostage incident at the Vaughn Correctional Center on February 1st in Smyrna.  Since a preliminary report was released on June 1st – an agreement has been reached with COAD to increase starting pay for CO’s, a special assistant has been appointed to oversee cultural turnaround efforts at the DOC and 50 CO positions have been added at Vaughn.