Minnesota Department of Corrections

Commissioner Tom Roy has appointed John King, a 30-year veteran of the Department of Corrections, as the new Assistant Commissioner of the Facility Services Division. Area residents may remember King as part of the staff at the Rush City prison when it opened in 2000. “John is an exceptional leader who has held a variety […]

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(story and slideshow) Chisago County Jail Administrator Brandon Thyen pointed out numerous deficiencies of the Chisago County Jail during a tour last week. If the county doesn’t address some of those shortfalls, he said the Minnesota Department of Corrections could take beds away from the jail. By Derrick Knutson — Walk into the Chisago County […]

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UPDATED: Hamilton is in custody now The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) has issued a warrant for the arrest of a level three predatory sex offender who is no longer complying with the conditions of his release from prison. Roderick Lamoryne Hamilton finished his prison sentences for first degree criminal sexual conduct, escape from work […]

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