Missouri Department of Corrections

Governor Parson visits three Missouri prisons to meet with DOC staff

Governor Mike Parson visited three Missouri prisons on Friday to meet with Department of Corrections staff to continue to focus on restructuring state government and discuss proposed changes designed to improve conditions for corrections workers and boost safety for Missourians. Parson said the efforts to restructure state government are driven by the administration’s “dedication” to […]

Employment

Job fairs scheduled in Trenton this week

Specific job fairs are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday of this week at the Trenton Job Center at 1104 Main Street located in the front portion of offices for the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission. Manpower Employment Service has a hiring event Wednesday at 1 o’clock. Applicants should have completed a profile before meeting with a […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections announces plan to consolidate Crossroads and Western correctional facilities

The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections offering higher education opportunity for staff and offenders

The Missouri Department of Corrections is working with Ashland University of Ohio to establish a higher education program for staff and offenders. For DOC staff, Ashland University plans to offer a tuition discount for online degree programs through the College of Online and Adult Studies. Offerings include associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s programs in fields such […]

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Man in custody after manhunt in Carroll County

The Carrollton Police Department reports it engaged in a manhunt and responded to a disturbance Tuesday. The police department notes the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the manhunt for 37-year-old Willis Turner of Tina in the residential area southeast of the North Mason and Fourth Street intersection. He was apprehended on a Missouri Department […]

Employment

Hiring event to be held at Trenton Job Center

Two hiring events will be held at the Trenton Job Center this week. The Missouri Department of Corrections will hold a job fair for those interested in joining the Western Missouri Correctional Center Team on Tuesday morning October 9th from 8:30 to 11:30. Interested individuals can apply online.  Call Department of Corrections Recruiter Samona Kosfeld at […]