On June 16, 2016 NCPSO hosted a town hall meeting. This meeting brought together State officials and Officers to talk about the pressures of the job and the problems in trying to make a carrer in the DOC. Honored guests at the meeting included the Honorable Brian J. Moran (Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Secruity) and the Honorable Roslyn C. Tyler (State Delegate for the 75th District). Representatives from the Department were Eastern Regional Manager George Hinkle, Easter Reional Director Gregory Holloway, Malcom Taylor from Cummunity Corrections and Department of Corrections HR Director Mr. Joseph Walters. Among the issues discussed at the town hall included a need for a fairer compensation structure, staffing levels, proper equipment, Fair treatment of staff and more training opportunties. Thank you to the officers who attended and made their voices heard. The turnout was great and made an impact! If you were unable to attend make sure to watch for events like this in the future.?
The 2016 General assembly session showed why correctional officers have to be engaged each and every session. Each year we move the needle a little further toward the goal of improving working conditions and salary structure for Virginia's uniformed Correctional Officers. The 2016 session saw the Correctional Officers Procedural Guarantee Act move further that any previous session. Read More... Download: Having fun making a difference.jpg
NCPSO saw progress in the 2018 General Assembly Session. We have finally gotten passage of legislation that have been seven years in the making. (The Correctional Officer's Procedural Guarantee Act), will give a new system of due process to uniformed correctional Officers when they are the subject of internal investigations.
American Correctional Officer is a national coalition of organizations, fraternal associations and unions whose members include publicly employed correctional officers and corrections professionals.
American Correctional Officer is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the corrections profession.
Senate Finance Committee Meeting 10/21/2014 Corrections Officers statewide are encouraged to get on a bus and let the Senate Finance Committe know that the closing of facilities is opposed and is not acceptable.
Are you aware of the Senate Study of the staffing levels and working conditions at the Department of Corrections? The study is taking place at the present time. The committee is made up of 5 state senators and 5 citizen members.
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