Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A custodial corrections officer was suspended from duty on 17 February 2020 as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to the allegation of using force on a member of the public. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest...

Officer assaulted at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a custodial correctional officer was injured during an incident where force was required to be used at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre today. A prisoner was attending the health centre when he became agitated and officers had to use force to...

Independent review of Townsville Correctional Complex kicks off

A comprehensive independent workplace review of Townsville Correctional Complex will start next week. An independent workplace investigator was engaged by Queensland Corrective Services to undertake the review of Townsville Correctional Complex. Fahl E.R., a specialist employee relations company, will commence work on the review with briefings from...

Prisoners give back to community with Uniforms 4 Kids

Women prisoners are providing beautiful handmade clothing to children in need thanks to a program being run out of Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC). As part of a partnership between Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) and Uniforms 4 Kids, prisoners at BWCC have been repurposing law enforcement...

New correctional officers help keep Queensland communities safe

  Thirteen new Custodial Correctional Officers joined the ranks in Queensland on Wednesday at a graduation ceremony at the Queensland Corrective Services Academy. Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan and Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner James Koulouris, Organisational Capability, congratulated the graduates of the Custodial Officer Entry Level...

Community safety lifts with graduation of Central Queensland officers

Central Queensland has welcomed 10 new custodial correctional officers to the front line of public safety following a graduation at Rockhampton today. The officers, bound for service at the Capricornia Correctional Centre (CCC), affirmed their commitment to the humane containment and rehabilitation of prisoners at the...

International Human Rights Day – a focus on decision making

  https://youtu.be/ABndggTk7ds At QCS, people are our business. We are committed to the safety of our communities through the humane containment of prisoners, and through the supervision and rehabilitation of offenders. While human rights have always been a significant consideration for QCS, the introduction of Queensland’s historic Human...

Community safety lifts with graduation of North Queensland officers

Townsville has welcomed 17 new custodial correctional officers to join the front line of public safety following a graduation last week. The officers will start their service at the Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC) and confirmed their commitment to help keep their community safe by the humane...

QCS-trained drug detection dogs bound for duty in Fiji

Two Fiji Corrections Service officers and their dogs graduated from the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Passive Alert Drug Detection (PADD) Dog Program last week. Acting QCS Commissioner James Koulouris congratulated the handlers and their dogs, Trooper, a Springer Spaniel, and Richie, a Labrador, on completing the...

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