ADCRR In The News

July 8, 2021

Check out the newest "In the Know" News Brief, highlighting the latest news from ADCRR.

March 31, 2021

Check out the ADCRR “In the Know” video news brief, where we will be sharing some of the latest updates from across the Department. Watch the first video here.

December 10, 2020

The Mike Broomhead show on KTAR recently hosted an interview with Director David Shinn from The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry. The interview can be heard here or by going directly to the YouTube link (https://youtu.be/phk6nDaXxsY).

ADCRR Press Releases

December 3, 2021

(PHOENIX) — The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry today announced enhanced new safety measures after an exhaustive review of events related to the escape of two medium custody inmates earlier this year.  

“Public safety is always our top priority,” said David Shinn, ADCRR Director. “In order to safeguard against such an event happening in the future, we immediately began a wide-ranging, in-depth review and investigation into the circumstances surrounding the escape and we have implemented several system-wide changes going forward.” 

October 27, 2021

(PHOENIX)— The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry has fully vaccinated more than 80% of its inmate population against the COVID-19 virus.

Among the Department’s current inmate population of 34,690 inmates, there are currently a total of 12 positive COVID cases system-wide, or less than 0.035% of the population. And of the inmates who have tested positive since the pandemic began early last year, more than 99% have recovered. 

September 24, 2021

(PHOENIX) - The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry (ADCRR) is expanding its in-person visitation hours as part of the Department's Phase IV reopening. Effective immediately,visitation rooms may operate at 100 percent rated capacity. Vending machines are also now available again in the visitation units.