Alabama Prison Transformation Initiative
The plan to transform Alabama’s Prison System offers a new vision for Corrections – a vision of increased public safety, reduced
recidivism, state-of-the-art facilities, and improved rehabilitation and re-entry programs for offenders.
The Alabama Prison Transformation Initiative
addresses longstanding, critical issues in Corrections, and provides for a more effective and efficient prison system and a safer Alabama.
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Alabama Corrections Captain; Army Guardsman Receives Soldier’s Medal
Alabama Department of Corrections Captain, Kevin J. Bishop, was presented the Soldier’s Medal by Governor Kay Ivey during a ceremony at the State Capitol on Wednesday.
Bishop, who is a staff sergeant in the Alabama Army National Guard, received the award for his heroic actions on March 11, 2016, when inmates gained control of a dorm at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore.
National Correctional Officers and Employees Week
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On May 5, 1984, President Ronald Reagan issued Proclamation 5187-National Correctional Officers’ Week, in which he called upon officials of State and local governments and the people of the United States to observe the contributions of correctional officers and employees serving in the corrections profession.
Alabama Department of Corrections to Close Community Work Center
The Alabama Department of Corrections announced a plan to close a community work center nearby the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore that will enable the DOC to augment critical staffing shortages at the maximum security prison.
Corrections officials said the plan to close the Atmore Community Work Center which houses 240 inmates with a staff of 27 employees, will take effect by the end of this month.
Alabama Prison Arts and Education Project
The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project is a program Auburn University dedicated to bringing educational opportunities to prisoners in Alabama. The program believes it is important for the adult prison population to gain a quality education, and also to build a relationship with learning that will continue to grow for the rest of their lives.
APAEP provides access to sustained and quality educational experiences in the arts, humanities, hard sciences, and human sciences.