ADC Press Releases

November 18, 2019

The Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) is pioneering the use of inmates as State-Certified Recovery Support Specialists to assist their peers in recovering from addiction and preparing to have a life worth living sober.

November 7, 2019

Speedling, a minimum-custody inmate housed at ASPC-Lewis, was admitted to prison in 2019 after being convicted out of Maricopa County to serve five years for forgery, criminal possession of a forgery device, and a dangerous drug violation.

September 26, 2019

Corella-Rivera, a minimum-custody inmate housed at ASPC-Safford, was admitted to prison in 2018 after being convicted out of Pinal County to serve six years for a dangerous drug violation.

July 25, 2019

Criminal Investigators with the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) today arrested two formerly-employed correctional officers, suspected of having a complicit role in helping to facilitate and cover up an inmate-on-inmate assault on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 while on duty. Javier Chavez and Alfredo Reyes were arrested as they arrived to work at the close-custody ASPC-Tucson/Cimarron Unit. Both resigned following their arrest.

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