Media Advisory

Media Advisory

U.S. Department of State & Virginia Department of Corrections to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

February 13, 2017

Where

Department of Corrections Academy for Staff Development 1900 River Rd Crozier, Virginia 23039

When

February 13, 2017, 12:00 AM

Who

Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Secretary Brian Moran, Public Safety and Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Victoria Cochran, Public Safety and Homeland Security Director Harold Clarke, Virginia Department of Corrections

What

The U.S. Department of State and Virginia Department of Corrections will hold a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony officially designating VADOC as a partner of the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

Why

VADOC has hosted corrections officials from several foreign countries in recent years, introducing them to our brand of corrections and sharing best practices. The MOU marks an official partnership with the U.S. Department of State, establishing a framework for federal-state cooperation with our international counterparts.

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