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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...

Warwick Work Camp chips in baked treats for fire survivors

Women from the Warwick Work Camp have pitched in to cook up sweet treats for the people affected by the fires in surrounding regions. The women joined volunteers from the Warwick Show Society to bake biscuits, cakes and slices as part of “Baked Relief”, which distributes...

Update- Officers injured – Townsville Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that two prisoners whom allegedly assaulted two officers in October at the Townsville Correctional Centre have been charged by police. Detectives from the Corrective Services Investigation Unit have concluded investigations into the alleged assault of two Correctional Officers at Townsville Correctional...

QCS and QPS come together to score for charity

The front lines of public safety will clash this weekend in Rockhampton for the 2nd annual Queensland Police Service vs Queensland Corrective Services charity rugby league day. After an incredibly successful day last year which saw over $20,000 raised for charity, the two public safety agencies...

Sunshine Coast Community Corrections band together to help injured wildlife

Community Corrections officers on the Sunshine Coast have worked together with offenders under their supervision to provide comfort and supplies to injured wildlife following recent bushfires. A call was put out to Maroochydore Community Corrections for donations, and the team dug deep and collected medical supplies,...

Officer assaulted at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that officers have been injured during an incident where force was required to be used at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre today. Officers were restraining a prisoner that was non-compliant and acting in an aggressive manner. As the...

Officer assaulted at Townsville Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that an officer has been injured during an incident where force was required to be used at Townsville Correctional Centre On November 18. Officers were searching a prisoner when he became non-compliant and as he was being restrained he struck out...

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A custodial correctional officer was suspended from duty on 20 November 2019, as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to allegations of being unfit for duty and derelict in duties at the Townsville Correctional Centre. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is...

Officers assaulted at Woodford Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that two officers have been injured during an incident where force was required to be used at Woodford Correctional Centre this morning. Officers were directing a prisoner to his cell when he became non-compliant and threw a number of punches...