The Press Office is responsible for responding to news media requests for information about department policies, procedures, programs, employees and the inmates it incarcerates.
Each facility has a public information officer. Reporters who have questions regarding a specific facility are encouraged to contact the appropriate facility PIO directly (see "Public Information Officers" link at left).
Reporters needing to contact the DOC Press Office after 5 p.m. weekdays or on weekends may call 717-773-7312.
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Secretary Wetzel Appearances:
03/07/2014 -- Click HERE to listen to Secretary Wetzel's interview with L.A. Tarone on WILK Newsradio 103.1 FM (Wilkes-Barre area) (Note: clicking on the link will take you away from this DOC website)
Click HERE to listen to WHYY's segment on SCI Graterford/Temple University's Insite-Out Exchange Program
(Note: clicking on the link will take you away from this DOC website)
Listen to/watch Secretary Wetzel as he speaks about Corrections at the PA Business Council - HERE (Note: clicking on the link will take you away from this DOC website)
11/06/13 -- Click HERE to watch Secretary Wetzel's testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary presented on Nov. 6, 2013.