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Visitation is canceled at Idaho State Correctional Center on Monday, October 6.

Additionally, visitation is limited to a half-day schedule on Saturday, October 4.

For ABC, E2, F1, GHI and JKL

Approved visitors who wish to see inmates assigned to these living units will be allowed to enter the facility from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Visiting will conclude at 11:30 a.m.

For MNOPQR, STUVWX, P1,P2,P3 [read more...]

On or about October 13, 2014 the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) intends to release a Concession Services Request (CSR) for Concession Services Request for Full Service Commissary Services. 

Through this process, IDOC is seeking a full-service commissary program that supports IDOC’s Mission, Vision and Values, offers a fair and equitable price point for Inmates and offers healthy food choices through varied menu offerings as well as the option of deploying the selected vendor’s Inmate trust fund management services solution to include depository services.  [read more...]

Idaho Department of Correction emergency preparedness coordinator Chad Page sent us these photos of a joint training exercise the department recently conducted with the Meridian Fire Department.

They used a vacant house near the intersection of Meridian Road and McMillan Roads to hone their firefighting skills.

Thanks for the photos, Chad! [read more...]

Technicians are working hard to fully implement the Idaho Department of Correction’s new inmate phone system.

The new system came online on Monday. Users report a variety of problems including poor audio quality and the inability to accept calls from offenders.

Please know we understand how very frustrating this circumstance is for inmates and their loved ones.

The phone service provider, CenturyLink, is working diligently to make repairs. But if you have a special concern you wish to report, you can call the company at 888-506-8407 or IDOC at 208-658-2176.

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