Maine Department of Corrections

Update: Prison Escapee Located
Update: 12:15pm Corrections officials report Michaud's  been taken into custody by Probation Officers in Lewiston and will be transported to Androscoggin County Jail.
Corrections officials have issued information to the media regarding this man who apparently walked away from the Downeast Correctiona…
It’s an Epidemic That Can Be Stopped
Last week Governor Paul LePage ended his State of the State speech by calling on state lawmakers and citizens to recognize there's a serious epidemic in Maine and it's drug addiction.
One woman in particular was pleased the Governor addressed the issue and agrees with beefing up law enforcement, but,…
Gardiner Shooting Suspect Caught
A suspect on the run from police following a shooting in Maine is caught in Massachusetts.
Acting Director of Security with the Maine Department of Corrections, Dwight Fowles, says 30 year old Paul Coyne was arrested early this morning by Massachusetts State Police.
Protection for K-9 Cops
Some K-9 cops working in Maine's Corrections system get the protection they deserve.
From drug searches to crowd control the Department of Corrections uses four K-9's currently, and two of them are the recipients of new protective equipment.
It’s the New Fingerprint for Law Enforcement [Video]
It's pretty much understood that the fingerprint is a unique identification tool for law enforcement but with today's technological advancements it's also a slow and somewhat "outdated" method thanks to the creation of Iris Biometric technology.
That very technology was showcased today at t…
State Prison Showroom Takes A ‘Best in Show’ Prize
If you missed the Maine State Prison Showroom at the Windsor Fair you still have a chance when the fair in Fryburgh kicks off at the end of the month.
Bob Walden, Director of Maine Prison Industries, said he didn't know what to expect this first year at the Windsor Fair...