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  1. Article number 1 - Revised Administrative Rules on Sentence Credit
  2. Article number 2 - Horticulture Instructor Brad Brannon at Vandalia Correctional Center recognized as OAEVS Employee of the Year for Fiscal Year 2014
  3. Article number 3 - Sheridan Correctional Center employees make the holidays brighter for children in the community
  4. Article number 4 - IDOC closes out year with class graduation of 122 correctional officer cadets
  5. Article number 5 - Illinois Department of Corrections Director Salvador “Tony” Godinez to retire this year
  •  Revised Administrative Rules on Sentence Credit

    General Overview: There are various forms of sentence credits available to offenders, however not all offenders are eligible for each type of credit. The three most common types of credit are Statutory Sentence Credit, Program Sentence Credit, and Supplemental Sentence Credit.
  •  Horticulture Instructor Brad Brannon at Vandalia Correctional Center recognized as OAEVS Employee of the Year for Fiscal Year 2014Horticulture Instructor Brad Brannon at Vandalia Correctional Center recognized as OAEVS Employee of the Year for Fiscal Year 2014

    SPRINGFIELD – January 6, 2015 - Horticulture Instructor Brad Brannon at Vandalia Correctional Center recently was named Office of Adult Education and Vocational Services (OAEVS) Employee of the Year for Fiscal Year 2014. Brannon was recognized at the Fall Joint Educational Facility Administrator–College Coordinator Meeting Dec. 3, 2014. He was presented with an award plaque and a jacket embroidered with his name and emblem stating “OAEVS Employee of the Year.”
  •  Sheridan Correctional Center employees make the holidays brighter for children in the communitySheridan Correctional Center employees make the holidays brighter for children in the community

    SPRINGFIELD - December 23, 2014 - In the spirit of giving, Sheridan Correctional Center employees recently held a toy drive to provide 28 children in the community with toys as well as winter coats, hats and gloves. The drive, which was supported through the center’s Employee Benefit Fund (EBF), was held at the Sheridan Fire Station Dec. 19. The event was a success with Santa distributing the toys.
  •  IDOC closes out year with class graduation of 122 correctional officer cadetsIDOC closes out year with class graduation of 122 correctional officer cadets

    SPRINGFIELD – Dec. 19, 2014 – The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) today held a ceremony for 122 correctional officer cadets who graduated from the agency’s Training Academy. The new officers will join existing staff at numerous facilities, supporting IDOC’s mission of operating a safe and secure prison system and promoting public safety.
  •  IDOC Director S. A. “Tony” GodinezIllinois Department of Corrections Director Salvador “Tony” Godinez to retire this year

    SPRINGFIELD – Dec. 12, 2014 - Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) Director Salvador A. “Tony” Godinez will retire from public service, effective December 31st of this year. Director Godinez informed Governor Quinn and IDOC’s executive staff of his decision yesterday afternoon.

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