The Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) is announcing an upcoming Concession Services Request (CSR) solicitation for a full service commissary program for all IDOC facilities.
This CSR is being issued for informational and planning purposes to determine the practicality and feasibility of the proposed project.
IDOC’s long-term vision is for Inmates to utilize technology through kiosks to create a one stop shopping experience for commissary ordering, inmate banking and other similar services.
The purpose of this CSR project is to solicit responses that encompass the IDOC goals and objectives and will be considered in terms of (i) product variety and pricing; (ii) services and offerings; and (iii) commissions. [read more...]
The Idaho Department of Correction is hiring correctional officers to work at its correctional facilities in the Boise area.
If you’re at least 21 years old and interested in a job through which you can truly make a difference, plan on attending a career fair sponsored the department.
Download the background investigation questionnaire from the careers section of the department’s website at www.idoc.idaho.gov and bring the completed questionnaire with you to the career fair.
The career fair will be held: [read more...]
A new group of correctional officers is on the job at Idaho Department of Correction facilities statewide.
The 42 graduates of Correction Academy 43 took the Oath of Honor April 4, 2014 at the Peace Officer Standards Training Academy in Meridian.
In his remarks to his classmates, the president of Academy 43, Stephen S. Self reflected on their class motto, “Know your weakness, Show your strength.” Self said he and his fellow graduates won’t know their strength till they come face to face with their greatest weakness. [read more...]
Visiting has resumed at South Boise Women’s Correctional Center after a norovirus outbreak among inmates forced the facility to modify its operations.
Between April 1 and April 8, 53 inmates showed symptoms consistent with norovirus, a common illness that is referred to as food poisoning, stomach flu and cruise-ship flu.
On April 14, SBWCC returned to normal operations 48 hours after the last inmate to show symptoms had fully recovered. SBWCC staff and inmates will continue vigorous disinfection measures using bleach for the next three weeks.
In addition to the resumption of visiting, inmate transports and education and treatment programs have resumed.
On April 11, test results confirmed the illness was caused by norovirus. [read more...]
The Idaho Department of Correction’s Fugitive Recovery Unit is searching for an offender who was on probation for vehicular manslaughter as the result of an automobile crash that killed his stepdaughter.
David Leroy Persons, IDOC #59508, is wanted for failing to maintain contact with his probation officer. Persons is believed to be in the Treasure Valley and frequenting downtown Boise. He has a violent history including convictions for battery on a law enforcement officer and arson.
Persons, 32 (DOB: 04/07/1981), is white with brown hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion. He is 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs 215 pounds. He has distinctive tattoos on his forearms and hands. [read more...]