Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty today pending an investigation into an allegation regarding their conduct in a private capacity. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect the...

Community Corrections to connect with youth at ninja challenge

Queensland Corrective Services’ South Coast Community Corrections team is seizing the chance to connect with the young people of Scenic Rim on Monday at the Extreme Ninja Warrior Challenge in Beaudesert. Beenleigh District Manager Amelia Stone said the Queensland Youth Week event was an ideal opportunity to...

One Punch Can Kill workshop bid to improve prisoners’ behaviour

Prisoners from Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC) attended a One Punch Can Kill workshop last month as part of rehabilitation efforts to improve their behaviour both in custody and on release to the community. Run by the Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group, the workshop was designed...

Officers suspended – Rockhampton

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that a number of custodial corrections officers have been suspended from duty pending the outcome of a Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) investigation. Three officers from Capricornia Correctional Centre were today served with suspension notices effective immediately while the Ethical Standard...

Innisfail Work Camp marks 10 years of helping the community

The Innisfail Work Camp this week celebrates 10 years of assisting regional communities to recover from natural disasters and offering prisoners a chance at reparation and rehabilitation. A ceremony Thursday morning at the camp on Goondi Mill Road will give community groups the chance to celebrate...

Graduating officers boost safety for Queensland Corrective Services

Community safety has been boosted with 14 custodial correctional officer graduates joining the Queensland Corrective Services ranks at a ceremony held in Mareeba last week. The officers will join their colleagues at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre (LGCC). Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner, Community Corrections and Specialist Operations,...

Offenders work hard to give back to Bundaberg community

Vandalised public spaces in the Bundaberg region are being repaired and rejuvenated by offenders on Community Service orders. In partnership with Bundaberg Regional Council, Queensland Corrective Services’ Bundaberg Community Corrections gives offenders the opportunity to give back to the community harmed by their offending behaviour with...

Townsville Correctional Centre searched following officer injury

Townsville Correctional Centre was placed into lockdown this morning while officers undertake a thorough search of the centre following an incident yesterday when officers were injured, potentially by a needle. The officers were taken to Townsville Hospital yesterday afternoon as a precaution after receiving scratches during...

Minibus puts Elders on the road to help Indigenous prisoners

A new minibus to transport Elders around several north Queensland correctional centres is helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners stay connected to their communities. The minibus, funded by Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), is used by the Binga Birry Justice Group to provide regular visits by...

Record drug seizure at Woodford Correctional Centre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttDRzlKJPa4&feature=youtu.be Queensland Corrective Service has recorded what maybe its biggest ever contraband seizure, with intelligence officers intercepting 721 suboxone strips from a visitor to Woodford Correctional Centre last week. It will be alleged the drugs were seized from a 37-year-old woman on Monday as a result of...

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