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News: Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: February 13, 2017 - Contact Lisa E. Kinney, (804) 674-3275

U.S. Department of State and Virginia Department of Corrections to sign Memorandum of Understanding

Where: Department of Corrections Academy for Staff Development
1900 River Rd
Crozier, Virginia 23039
When: February 14, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Who: Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, U. S. Department of State, 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.