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The Idaho Department of Correction invites families and friends of inmates and supervised offenders to a Corrections Connections meeting in Pocatello. The criminal justice system can be confusing. The goal of the meeting is to remove barriers and do a better job of helping friends and families navigate the system.

The Corrections Connections listening meeting is scheduled for September 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Marshall Public Library, 113 S. Garfield Ave., Pocatello. The invitation includes a map.

The meeting will include conversation, and an opportunity for individual questions with staff from prisons, probation and parole, education, treatment and reentry, and administration. [read more...]

Idaho inmates incarcerated at Kit Carson Correctional Center in Burlington, Colo. are unable to make phone calls while correctional officers conduct their annual search for contraband at the facility.

The facility was locked down on Monday. The search is scheduled to continue through Wednesday. Phone service and visiting for Idaho inmates will resume as scheduled on Thursday.

The Idaho Department of Correction has 229 male inmates at KCCC due to a shortage of beds in Idaho. [read more...]

Visitation is canceled at Idaho State Correctional Center on Monday, October 6.

Additionally, visitation is limited to a half-day schedule on Saturday, October 4.

For ABC, E2, F1, GHI and JKL

Approved visitors who wish to see inmates assigned to these living units will be allowed to enter the facility from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Visiting will conclude at 11:30 a.m.

For MNOPQR, STUVWX, P1,P2,P3 [read more...]

On or about October 13, 2014 the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) intends to release a Concession Services Request (CSR) for Concession Services Request for Full Service Commissary Services. 

Through this process, IDOC is seeking a full-service commissary program that supports IDOC’s Mission, Vision and Values, offers a fair and equitable price point for Inmates and offers healthy food choices through varied menu offerings as well as the option of deploying the selected vendor’s Inmate trust fund management services solution to include depository services.  [read more...]