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  • Chyleen Richey Named Deputy Director

    Mike Haddon, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Corrections (UDC), has appointed Chyleen Richey to serve as the UDC Deputy Director, overseeing the Training Bureau, Planning and Research Bureau, Administrative Services Bureau, Facilities Bureau, Utah Correctional Industries and the...

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Mike Haddon

Mike Haddon

UDC Executive Director

“The Utah Department of Corrections works hard each day to keep the public safe and help offenders successfully reintegrate back into society. Much of this success can be credited to our talented and dedicated staff, and I am honored to serve alongside them. Utah has a lot of critically important work ahead related to corrections, and I am confident that, together, we will move the work forward with positive results.”

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  • UDC Awarded Second Chance Grant to Focus on Reentry Efforts 08 Nov

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  • Chyleen Richey Named Deputy Director 08 Nov

    Mike Haddon, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Corrections (UDC), has appointed Chyleen Richey to serve as the UDC Deputy Director, overseeing the Training Bureau, Planning and Research...

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