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  • Four earn yoga instructor status at Timpanogos

    The music echoing through the gym at the Timpanogos Womens Facility in Draper, is soft, melodic and relaxing. The instructor’s prompts are given in a calm, soothing voice. The only response from the audience of three dozen or so inmates is a collective deep breath and corresponding exhale. Yoga...

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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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  • Four earn yoga instructor status at Timpanogos 25 Mar

    The music echoing through the gym at the Timpanogos Womens Facility in Draper, is soft, melodic and relaxing. The instructor’s prompts are given in a calm, soothing voice. The only response from the...

  • Utah inmates learn how to be better dads 07 Mar

    InsideOut Dad is part of the National Fatherhood Initiative and is a rapidly spreading program through out jails and prisons across the United States, including Utah, where offenders learn how to...

  • Corrections officer steps in to stop armed man at pizza place 18 Dec

    Preston Haun wasn’t feeling well. A sergeant with the Utah Department of Corrections, Haun felt so poorly on Monday, Dec. 10, he called out sick from the Timpanogos Women’s Prison. Later that...

  • Inmates create backpacks for kids in need 12 Dec

      A team of inmates working in the sewing shop at the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison recently spent two weeks designing, fabricating and finishing more than 500 backpacks. The...

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