Officers praised for quick thinking at Capricornia Correctional Centre

Officers from Capricornia Correctional Centre have been praised for their quick thinking in detaining a low security prisoner who wandered into a restricted area between the high and low security areas of the prison today. The prisoner, who appeared to be disorientated, was located on a...

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 injured at Capricornia Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a custodial correctional officer was injured in a confrontation with a prisoner at Capricornia Correctional Centre this afternoon. A prisoner was attending the health centre when he became agitated and spat in a male officer’s face. He was restrained without further...

Drone incursion sends Capricornia into lockdown

Prisoners at Capricornia Correctional Centre spent a part of Christmas afternoon in lockdown after someone attempted to drop contraband into the centre using a drone. At about 1:45pm, a custodial correctional officer saw a drone hovering over the exercise yard of a secure unit carrying a...

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...

QCS employee highly commended in IPAA Young Leaders Awards

Capricornia Correctional Centre’s Deputy General Manager Alexis Livingstone has been recognised with a Highly Commended award for her exceptional work in the public service. Ms Livingstone received her award yesterday (28 June) at this year’s Institute of Public Administration Queensland Top 10 Young Leaders Awards (the...

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