Dog squad set tongues wagging at Townsville Pet Expo

The Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC) dog squad returned to the annual Townsville Pet Expo this weekend to educate the community about their vital role in keeping prisons and the community safe. Queensland Corrective Services’ dog squad includes passive alert drug detection (PADD) dogs that detect and...

A pup’s tail – becoming a Smart Pup

Hi, my name is Zeus.  My brother, Zane, and I are the first ever Labradoodles to train at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre.  When we grow up, we’re going to be Smart Pups, and help kids with special needs. We are cute as and got to...

Prison no bar to women running domestic violence challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfaEAm_GM8Q Seventy-one QCS officers from across the state took up this week’s Darkness to Daylight Challenge, pledging to run more 4750km. And proving that bars are no barrier, more than 150 women at Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre ran in an adapted version of the challenge on 30...

Community Corrections officers graduate from the Practitioner Development Program

Nineteen community corrections officers were recognised last week (23 May), graduating from the Practitioner Development Program at a ceremony held at the Queensland Corrective Services Academy. Community Corrections officers act as agents of change and play a vital role in keeping communities safe by helping to...

QCS officers receive the Australian Corrections Medal

The Governor of Queensland, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, today conferred the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) on QCS officers Julie Steinheuer and Dennis Hayes at an investiture ceremony at Government House in Brisbane. The ACM is awarded for distinguished service by an operational...

Townsville Correctional Complex welcomes 24 correctional officers

Safety has been boosted at the Townsville Correctional Complex with 24 new custodial correctional officers graduating at a ceremony at Ignatius Park College on Friday. Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin APM welcomed the new officers as they were sworn into their vital role on the...

New correctional officers keeping central Queensland communities safe

Capricornia Correctional Centre welcomed 11 new custodial correctional officers to the front line of public safety after graduating at a ceremony held Thursday. The officers proudly accepted their responsibility to keep the community safe through the humane containment and rehabilitation of prisoners. These officers have come from...

Officers recognised for Commonwealth Games efforts

The first two Queensland Corrective Service recipients of the XXI Commonwealth Games Citation were recognised at an event at Police headquarters this morning. Deputy Commissioner Paul Stewart and Custodial Corrections Officer Andrew Lynch from Escort and Security Branch received the citation, which is being presented to...

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