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  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR TED SAKAI DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2014 2014 GRADUATION CEREMONY HELD FOR NEW CLASS OF ADULT CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS  HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony and luncheon held at the ...
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(Link to original Association of State Correctional Administrators News Release) RELEASE Ted Sakai 2015 Francke Award 9.30.14 For Immediate Release September 30, 2014 Hawaii Department of Public Safety Director Ted Sakai Wins Award as Outstanding Corrections Director in the Nation (Pictured: Public Safety Director Ted Sakai (middle) with past Michael Francke Award Winners)  The Association of ...
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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR TED SAKAI DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 12, 2014 ADULT CORRECTION OFFICER RECRUITMENT BEGINS STATEWIDE TOMORROW (SEPT. 13) HONOLULU — The Department of Public Safety is looking to fill Adult Correction Officer (ACO) vacancies on Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai and Maui. The recruitment will open on the Department of ...
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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR TED SAKAI DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 29, 2014 THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY RELEASES NEW FINDINGS FROM ONGOING PROBE INTO THE DANIEL SKELTON ESCAPE HONOLULU — The Department of Public Safety has released some preliminary findings in the ongoing investigation into the June 16 escape of OCCC ...
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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR TED SAKAI DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2014 Kulani Correctional Facility Re-Opens in Hilo Programs Integrate Treatment, Training and Community to Improve Rehabilitation   HILO — Gov. Neil Abercrombie today joined Public Safety Department (PSD) Director Ted Sakai and members of the East Hawaii community to mark ...
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CQ_Spring14 – WCCC Feature Here is a quarterly newsletter from Chaminade University that highlighted a WCCC-Chaminade partnership (pages 4-7). Environmental and Interior Design (EID)  Students at Chaminade University; including Lisa Nguyen, Max Kamm, Tessa Goble and Jill Hara will graduate this May. They and other EID students continue to be involved in the Hawaii Department of Corrections ...
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Sheriff Recruit — The Department of Public Safety (PSD) is looking for a few good men and women to join the Sheriff Division. Recruitment will open on the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) website for a three-week period from Jan. 18, until Feb. 7. PSD is particularly seeking applicants willing to serve on ...
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Warden Named for Kulani Correctional Facility — The Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the selection of Ruth Coller Forbes as warden of Kulani Correctional Facility, effective Dec. 1, 2013.

Parole Graduation

Parole Graduation

Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in News Releases

Parole Completion Celebration — The Annual Parole Completion Celebration was held Thursday night at Hawaii State Supreme Court Aliiolani Hale to honor individuals who completed parole as well as those who helped them. The event was put on by the Hawaii Friends of Justice and Civic Education Organization, a non-governmental organization dedicated to improving the ...
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NTBI Flyer.4.26.14 NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK PROGRAM OPENS DROP-OFF SITES ACROSS HAWAII — The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and more than 4,000 of its national, tribal, and community partners will hold a seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at over 5,500 sites across America Saturday, Oct. 26.