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    It wasn’t a graduation, but it was a day to acknowledge progress. Approximately 50 sex offenders housed at Utah State Prison marked the completion of their treatment program during ceremonies at Promontory and Lone Peak correctional facilities. “Treatment isn’t a cure, but by allowing yourself to be...

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Mike Haddon

Mike Haddon

UDC Executive Director

“The Utah Department of Corrections works hard each day to keep the public safe and help offenders successfully reintegrate back into society. Much of this success can be credited to our talented and dedicated staff, and I am honored to serve alongside them. Utah has a lot of critically important work ahead related to corrections, and I am confident that, together, we will move the work forward with positive results.”

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  • Sex offenders mark treatment progress 07 Sep

    It wasn’t a graduation, but it was a day to acknowledge progress. Approximately 50 sex offenders housed at Utah State Prison marked the completion of their treatment program during ceremonies at...

  • Inmates Crochet Blankets with a Purpose 21 Aug

      It’s only yarn; oftentimes, simply pieced together to make a simple blanket. And that simple blanket has the power to change the outlook of not only those who receive it, but those who create it....

  • Davis Technical College graduation 09 Aug

    Only 17 graduates showed up to Davis Technical College’s graduation ceremony at Utah State Prison on Wednesday. And Dan Powers couldn’t have been happier. “We had 72 graduates,” said Powers, the...

  • Mike Haddon named executive director 07 Aug

    Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Mike Haddon to serve as the executive director of the Utah Department of Corrections, pending state Senate confirmation.   Haddon has served as deputy director of...

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