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DOC 2012 News Releases
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​December 20, 2012 Inmates at Oregon's largest prison give back at Christmas time
​December 7, 2012 Scott Bradley Wold back in custody
​November 29, 2012 Offender Walks Away from transitional leave in Jackson County
​November 22, 2012 Snake River Correctional Institution placed on modified lockdown Thursday
​November 20, 2012 DOC announces superintendent changes at three state prisons
​October 3, 2012 ​DOC releases name of inmate who died at TRCI
​September 29, 2012 Two Rivers Correctional Institution reports inmate death
​September 28, 2012 ​New report highlights significant reductions in Oregon's recidivism rate
​September 7, 2012 Cause of inmate death at Oregon State Penitentiary confirmed
​August 30, 2012 ​Oregon State Penitentiary Reports Inmate Death
​August 29, 2012 Oregon State Penitentiary superintendent recognized for supporting military employees
​August 23, 2012 Warning shot fired at Snake River Correctional Institution
August 15, 2012​ Parole Board member named DOC assistant director for community corrections​
​August 14, 2012 Children of two DOC employees receive national scholarship
​July 26, 2012 Inmate Stephen Jamaal Reed back in custody
​July 25, 2012 Oregon DOC inmate accidentally released from Multnomah County jail
July 20, 2012​ Oregon DOC inmates thanked for assisting Vernonia School District​
​July 16, 2012 Inmate Walks Away From Work Crew, Arrested Minutes Later
July 13, 2012​ Oregon observes Probation, Parole & Community Supervision Week​
July 13, 2012​ Oregon DOC and Washington DOC meet to discuss managing inmate behavior​
July 9, 2012​ Two work crew inmates injured and transported to local hospitals​
​July 6, 2012 Inmate work crews return to Vernonia to aid in flood restoration efforts​
July 2, 2012​ Sergeant Audrey Jackson-Patton reaches 25-year milestone with DOC​
​June 15, 2012 DOC staff to participate in American Cancer Society's Relay For Life
June 7, 2012​ Deer Ridge Correctional Institution returns to normal operations​
June 4, 2012 Deer Ridge Correctional Institution prepares to resolve electrical issues
May 17, 2012 Deer Ridge Correctional Institution experiencing electrical issues
May 14, 2012 Staff honored during National Correctional Employees Week
May 1, 2012 Fire at DOC's Central Distribution Center causes evacuation
April 20, 2012 Inmates Exposed to Chickenpox at Oregon State Penitentiary
March 23, 2012 No hazardous substance found at Two Rivers Correctional Institution
March 23, 2012 TRCI takes precautionary measures, evacuates administration building (only)
March 12, 2012 Coffee Creek Correctional Facility Returns to Normal Operations
March 12, 2012 Coffee Creek Correctional Facility closes afternoon visiting due to power outage
February 27, 2012 South Fork Forest Camp Inmate Returned to Custody
February 23, 2012 Inmates exposed to chickenpox virus at Columbia River Correctional Institution
February 7, 2012 Snake River Correctional Institution Reports Inmate Death
February 2, 2012 Snake River Correctional Institution Inmate Found Unresponsive
January 21, 2012 Penitentiary Resumes Normal Operations
January 19, 2012 Oregon State Penitentiary closes visiting, prepares for potential area flooding
January 18, 2012 Shutter Creek Correctional Institution experiencing electrical problems
January 13, 2012 Oregon Dept. of Corrections Missing Weapon at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
January 12, 2012 Change for the Department of Corrections' Alternative Incarceration Programs