Marvel-ous addition to safety in Lotus Glen community

Marvel, a 2-year-old Labrador Passive Alert Drug Detection (PADD) Dog will join the ranks of Lotus Glen Correctional Centre after graduating from training at the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Academy today. Marvel will join his colleagues at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre to sniff out contraband with...

Accidental discharge of firearm

Queensland Corrective Services is investigating the circumstances surrounding an accidental discharge of a firearm during Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) training yesterday which resulted in injury to a recruit. The recruit was one of four receiving live fire instruction from three firearms instructors from the QCS...

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Samantha, Senior Case Manager, Mt Gravatt Community Corrections As a Senior Case Manager in Brisbane Region, Samantha specialises in helping offenders get their lives back on track through education, support and modelling pro-social behaviour. “My role focuses predominantly on offenders in the community, many of whom suffer...

Take a Look Inside QCS officer profile for Remembrance Day

Jim, Custodial Correctional Officer, Brisbane Supreme and District Courts and Brisbane Magistrates Court Remembrance Day is a special day for Custodial Correctional Officer (CCO) Jim, who spent 20 years in the Australian Army prior to joining Queensland Corrective Services. “Each year on Remembrance Day we reflect on the...

23 new officers commit to public safety

Queensland Corrective Services welcomed 23 new custodial correctional officers at a ceremony at the QCS Academy in Wacol yesterday. QCS Commissioner Paul Stewart APM congratulated and welcomed the new officers to the front line of public safety. “The 23 new officers sworn into their new roles will...

Yager and Justice join the front line

GP dogs Yager and Justice join Maryborough Correctional Centre General Purpose dogs Yager and Justice and their handlers have joined the front line of public safety at Maryborough Correctional Centre after recently graduating from the QCS Academy. General Manager of Maryborough Correctional Centre, Chief Superintendent Kris...

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Jonathan, Program Delivery Officer, Specialist Operations, Far Northern Region Jonathan’s role as a Program Delivery Officer in the Far Northern Region focuses on a strong commitment to community safety. “In my role, I deliver behaviour change programs in the community, targeted mainly at violent and sexual offenders...

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Rebecca, Farm Officer, Numinbah Correctional Centre Herding cattle and driving tractors is only a small component of Rebecca’s role on the farm at Numinbah Correctional Centre. As Farm Officer, Rebecca said her primary role was supervising the women prisoners and ensuring the community is safe. “The main...

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Catherine, a Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) coordinator at Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC), has a Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) career spanning almost 35 years. We'd like to congratulate Catherine who was recognised today during a graduation ceremony at Townsville for her long and meritorious service and...

New and long-time officers celebrated

Queensland Corrective Services welcomed 37 new officers and celebrated five officers with more than 180 years of experience between them at a ceremony at Wacol today. The 37 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their vital roles on the front line of public safety at...