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Yager and Justice join the front line

GP dogs Yager and Justice join Maryborough Correctional Centre General Purpose dogs Yager and Justice and their handlers have joined the front line of public safety at Maryborough Correctional Centre after recently graduating from the QCS Academy. General Manager of Maryborough Correctional Centre, Chief Superintendent Kris...

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Jonathan, Program Delivery Officer, Specialist Operations, Far Northern Region Jonathan’s role as a Program Delivery Officer in the Far Northern Region focuses on a strong commitment to community safety. “In my role, I deliver behaviour change programs in the community, targeted mainly at violent and sexual offenders...

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Rebecca, Farm Officer, Numinbah Correctional Centre Herding cattle and driving tractors is only a small component of Rebecca’s role on the farm at Numinbah Correctional Centre. As Farm Officer, Rebecca said her primary role was supervising the women prisoners and ensuring the community is safe. “The main...

Capricornia Correctional Centre protest update

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that all prisoners involved in yesterday’s protest at Capricornia Correctional Centre are off the roof and back in cells. The last group of prisoners surrendered about 2:30am. The centre remains in total lockdown. Deputy Commissioner Custodial Operations Gary McCahon and A/g Assistant Commissioner...

Protest at Capricornia Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner Custodial Operations, Gary McCahon has praised officers at Capricornia Correctional Centre for their ongoing response to protest activity in the centre today. Deputy Commissioner McCahon said officers responded to the incident with professionalism, enacting emergency response plans to lock down the...

GP dogs Justice, Yager and Jimmy join the front line

Queensland Corrective Services welcomes three new dog handlers and General Purpose (GP) dogs at a graduation ceremony at the QCS Academy this morning. Assistant Commissioner Ursula Roeder said the dogs and handlers would play a vital role in boosting officer safety in prisons, providing an important...

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Catherine, a Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) coordinator at Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC), has a Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) career spanning almost 35 years. We'd like to congratulate Catherine who was recognised today during a graduation ceremony at Townsville for her long and meritorious service and...

Maryborough Correctional Centre welcomes new recruits

Maryborough Correctional Centre will welcome 11 new custodial correctional officers when they are sworn in at a ceremony tomorrow, and it is on the hunt for another 50 candidates in coming months. General Manager, Chief Superintendent Kris Winter congratulated and welcomed the graduates to Maryborough Correctional...

18 new officers, trainer recognised at ceremony

Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC) will welcome 18 new custodial correctional officers –and acknowledge the woman who trained them – at a ceremony in Townsville tomorrow. General Manager of TCC, Chief Superintendent Louise Kneeshaw congratulated and welcomed the new officers. “Together, we will work to make the Townsville...

Maryborough recruitment campaign kicks off

Queensland Corrective Services is looking for Wide Bay locals or those looking to move to the area to join the front line of public safety at the Maryborough Correctional Centre in coming months. 50 permanent, secure full-time jobs are available. General Manager of Maryborough Correctional Centre, Chief...