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Change in prison count

The Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission voted 3-2 to count tens of thousands of state prisoners as residents of their most recent home, not the location of the prison

Bucks County Reentry Coalition launches ‘one-stop-shop’ website

BucksReentry.com aims to support those reentering the community from prison

Pennsylvania announces new criminal justice dashboard

The data aims to quantify the state’s efforts to reduce racial disparity within the system

Death reported at Bucks County prison

A corrections officer found the 46-year-old male prisoner unresponsive in his cell

Dept. of Corrections unveils new video visitation system

Beginning Sept. 1, there will be a new, user-friendly video visitation system that includes an online scheduling component

PA reduced prison population by record-setting 3,471 since March 1

The decrease likely helped the Department of Corrections reduce the number of COVID-19 cases in facilities

First round of expedited marijuana-related pardons recommended

The pardoning process could take about six months instead of up to two years

Dept. of Corrections to establish temporary program to reprieve sentences of incarceration

This is meant to aid the department in the transfer of qualifying individuals to community corrections facilities or home confinement amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Dept. of Corrections extends visit suspension, enhanced employee screenings indefinitely

DOC officials implemented video visitation and are providing inmates with additional free phone calls and emails

Correctional Industries making COVID-19-related supplies

PCI stopped production at its garment factories system-wide to focus on manufacturing cloth masks to be used by Department of Corrections employees and inmates
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