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  • UDC K-9 teams excel in competitions, real world

    Well, there’s the slobber. It’s just everywhere. “There’s no getting away from it,” said Brian Asay, a K-9 sergeant with the Utah Department of Corrections. “You just have to accept it.” For Asay (pronounced A-see), that completes the list of drawbacks to working with Anubis, his super sniffing,...

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Mike Haddon, Executive Director

 

Mike.NewHeadshot.web“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 K-9 teams excel in competitions, real world 11 Dec

    Well, there’s the slobber. It’s just everywhere. “There’s no getting away from it,” said Brian Asay, a K-9 sergeant with the Utah Department of Corrections. “You just have to accept it.” For Asay...

  • Special students get their own pumpkins thanks to Utah inmates 06 Dec

    Students with special needs at Jordan Valley and Kauri Sue Hamilton schools were treated to their own private pumpkin patches this month, provided by the Utah Department of Corrections’ Correctional...

  • New scanners at Utah state prison sites 04 Dec

    New body scanners now operational at Utah's two prison sites Effective Dec. 2, the Utah Department of Corrections began utilizing body scanners at the prisons’ control points to screen every person...

  • Powell to replace Benzon as Utah State Prison warden 15 Oct

    Robert Powell has been named the new warden at the Utah State Prison in Draper, according to Utah Department of Corrections leaders.  He replaces Larry Benzon, who was recently promoted to Deputy...

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