Governor McDonnell Announces Milestone in Support Program for Pr - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Governor McDonnell Announces Milestone in Support Program for Prisoner Re-entry

Today Governor Bob McDonnell announced a milestone in a partnership between the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and the Virginia Department of Corrections that supports his initiative of successful prisoner re-entry.  An outreach program through the DMV, called DMV Connect, launched in March 2012 at Deep Meadow Correctional Center in Powhatan, has completed expansion into 12 correctional facilities around the state.  About 500 identification cards for inmates preparing for release have been processed.

The following correctional facilities all have employees conducting ID card transactions on a routine basis:  Bland in Bland County, Coffeewood in Culpeper County, Deep Meadow in Powhatan County, Deerfield in Southampton County, Dillwyn in Buckingham County, Fluvanna in Fluvanna County, Greensville in Greensville County, Haynesville in Richmond County, Indian Creek in the City of Chesapeake, Luenburg in Luenburg County, St. Brides in the City of Chesapeake, and VA Correctional Center for Women in Goochland County.

The program could expand to federal facilities and local jails later this year.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Tennessee

    Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Tennessee

    A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.
    A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.
  • Prostitution sting nets 31 arrests

    Prostitution sting nets 31 arrests

    Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
    31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.
  • Roanoke City Police taking another look at 1981 cold case

    Roanoke City Police looking into 33-year-old cold case

    Roanoke City Police looking into 33-year-old cold case

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:07:59 GMT
    June West was 22 years old when she was murdered.June West was 22 years old when she was murdered.
    The unsolved murder case of a woman found dead over 30 years ago is getting another look by Roanoke City Police.
    The unsolved murder case of a woman found dead over 30 years ago is getting another look by Roanoke City Police.
Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.