56 correctional officers graduate
HEALDTON, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Corrections graduated 56 correctional security officers on March 8 at Healdton Assembly of God.
Part of more than 1,800 correctional security officers at ODOC, these graduates will help the agency replenish a force that turned over by 25 percent in Fiscal Year 2017.
Thursday's graduation is the agency's fourth of 2018.
ODOC remains under a hiring freeze, but correctional officers, food service and maintenance workers are excluded from the freeze.
The agency has two cadet training academies, the Wilson Training Academy and Satellite Training Academy.
More information can be found on the ODOC’s website at http://doc.ok.gov.