Wyoming Department of Corrections

Special Olympics Wyoming Receives 50K Grant [AUDIO]
A legislative committee has rejected a proposal that would allow the Wyoming Department of Corrections to deny outright some public requests for investigations and security. Special Olympics Wyoming has received a $50,000 Daniels Fund grant to support athletes across the state...
Filmmaker To Include U.W. Professor In Documentary [AUDIO]
A parolee who says he was forcibly catheterized to provide a urine sample is suing the Wyoming Department of Corrections and the City of Cheyenne. Doug Randall has more on that story.  Belgian filmmaker Sofie Benoot plans to include a segment about a University of Wyoming researcher in a documentary…
Forester Urges Evacuation Readiness (AUDIO)
The Wyoming Department of Corrections has issued a comprehensive statewide release policy in response to an April 10th incident where an inmate was released from the state penitentiary in error. Amy Richards has a report. Wyoming State Forester Bill Crapser says wildland fires are likely to be a con…
Prison Industries Teach Job Skills
The Wyoming Department of Corrections maintains several manufacturing enterprises designed to help inmates develop job skills and good work habits. Chris Lansford of D-O-C  says one of the programs is centered around sewing items ranging from bedsheets and towels to police uniforms. Other enterprise…
Turkey Seasons Open In Wyoming [AUDIO]
Wyoming Department of Corrections Director Bob Lampert has announced the formation of a new statewide task force that focuses on supporting the productive reentry of offenders into communities. Doug Randall has the details. Turkey season is now open in most hunt areas and many of the locations are g…
Teton School District Looking At Using Alcohol Wands [AUDIO]
Wardens are changing jobs at two of Wyoming's correctional facilities. Doug Randall has more on the changes. Trustees for Teton County School District Number 1 are exploring the use of mobile alcohol devices called alcohol wands at school functions. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radi…