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July 2019
Jul152019
Study: Michigan Department of Corrections employees more likely to experience PTSD, depression and anxiety

Lansing, Mich. – Michigan Department of Corrections employees face a higher likelihood of symptoms related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, suicidal ideation, major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and alcohol abuse compared to the general public, according to a study conducted by Desert Waters Correctional Outreach.

The study was conducted in partnership with the MDOC and was based on an anonymous survey that was available to all department employees between Dec. 5, 2018 and Jan. 12, 2019. The survey was launched with the goal to guide the MDOC’s ongoing efforts to improve staff wellness and reduce incidents of employee suicide.

Jul092019
A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Bernard Stevens, #166360

The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 to consider the possible parole of Bernard Stevens, #166360.  It will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the T-100 Training Center; G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson, Michigan.

Jul092019
A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Eugene Turner, #166741

The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 to consider the possible parole of Eugene Turner, #166741.  It will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the T-100 Training Center; G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson, Michigan.

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