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  • Yoga program expands at Utah State Prison

    Denise Druce leads inmates in a Yoga class in the Wasatch gym at Utah State Prison.    As the two dozen or so men put their bodies into positions that for some may feel awkward or unnatural, Denise Druse reminds them – constantly – to forget what many learned as young athletes. “Don’t push through the...

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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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  • Yoga program expands at Utah State Prison 30 Jan

    Denise Druce leads inmates in a Yoga class in the Wasatch gym at Utah State Prison.    As the two dozen or so men put their bodies into positions that for some may feel awkward or unnatural, Denise...

  • Gingerbread houses created in Timpanogos culinary 27 Dec

      There are gingerbread houses. Then there are gingerbread stories. These are the latter. Two massive gingerbread houses were created by inmates in the Timpanogos Womens Facility’s culinary program....

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

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