ADCRR Press Releases

March 26, 2021

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry (ADCRR) is offering COVID-19 vaccines to inmates at its 10 state complexes as well as private prison facilities.

March 5, 2021

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry (ADCRR) has notified the Arizona Attorney General, that the Department is prepared to perform its legal obligation and commence the execution process as part of the legally imposed sentence.

At the direction of Governor Doug Ducey, ADCRR has been working diligently to obtain the drugs necessary to implement executions in the State of Arizona, and to identify sources to prepare the drugs in compliance with Arizona law.  ADCRR stands ready, with the AG’s Office, to administer

February 22, 2021

(PHOENIX) - A story today claimed that hundreds of inmates are being held beyond their release date as a result of IT issues – this is false. While it is accurate that the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry ACIS system does not currently calculate release dates in accordance with the parameters established by Senate Bill (S.B.) 1310, the Department has not allowed this to delay any release dates. 

January 28, 2021

FLORENCE— Two inmates who escaped from the South Unit of ASPC-Florence last Saturday, have been captured.  John B. Charpiot and David T. Harmon were taken into custody this morning around 9am.  A press conference is being held at 1pm today.  Representatives from multiple law enforcement agencies will be speaking.

Press conference details are as follows:

Where:  Arizona Department of Public Safety Central Office
2222 W. Encanto Blvd. 
Phoenix, AZ 85009

WHEN: 1pm, Thursday, January 28