New corrections officers improve community safety in Far North Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Far North Queensland safe. Fifteen new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony in Mareeba. Acting Assistant Commissioner Northern...

New corrections officers improve community safety in Rockhampton

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce offending to keep Rockhampton safe. 17 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. Assistant Minister for Education and Member for Keppel...

New corrections officers improve community safety for SEQ

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Southeast Queensland safe. 18 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles and four officers recognised for their combined 100 years of service in keeping Queensland...

Specialist officers show off tactical skills

Specialist QCS officers gave a rare insight into their training to deal with critical incidents behind the wire today as part of a recruitment campaign. The Tactical Response Team, including the Delta Unit, showcased their skills for the cameras at Maryborough Correctional Centre recently. The display was...

Council commends corrections for flood sandbag marathon effort

The hard work of prisoners at Maryborough Correctional Centre to fill about 4000 sandbags in four days in the lead up to the recent flooding in the town have been recognised. Landscaping Trade Instructor, Wayne Simpson received a certificate of appreciation from Fraser Coast Regional Councillor...

Prison pup puts best paw forward

One of Queensland Corrective Services’ youngest recruits has showed off his skills at a special demonstration at Maryborough Correctional Centre. Wolf, an 11-month-old German Shepherd has been in training at the academy since he was just eight weeks old with one of QCS’ most experienced dog...

Missing offender: Milton FOUND

THIS OFFENDER HAS BEEN LOCATED AND IS IN POLICE CUSTODY Police and Corrective Service are appealing for public assistance in locating an offender. He was last seen at the Milton Railway Station at approximately 3pm. If you have information for police, do not approach this individual but contact...

Abscond: Townsville men’s low security farm

Police and Queensland Corrective Services officers are searching for prisoner ROBERTS, JAMIE LEE  who absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre (male low security farm) at approximately 7:30am today. He is currently serving 2 years 4 months for Assault police. He may be driving a white Toyota Hilux...

National Corrections Day celebrates frontline officers

Communities across Queensland will recognise the front-line public safety role played by corrective officers by lighting landmarks across the State up in blue tomorrow for National Corrections Day. National Corrections Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the professionalism and commitment of Queensland Corrective Service officers, and...