Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A 47-year-old male Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty yesterday pending an investigation relating to an allegation of unauthorised use of force. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect...

Prisoners returned to high security following contraband find

Nine male prisoners have been returned to high security facilities from the Palen Creek Correctional Centre low security farm after a random search and drug testing over the weekend. A scheduled random search of the facility located a range of contraband, including a mobile phone and...

Graduating general duties dogs boost officer safety

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue13GzCjgzM&t=4s A group of eight general duty dogs and their handlers graduated from the Queensland Corrective Services Academy at a ceremony held today in a bid to ensure officer safety in prisons across Queensland in what is the largest ever general duties dog graduation. An extra general...

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...

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