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The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC), formerly the Delaware Correctional Center (DCC), is a state prison for men in unincorporated New Castle County, Delaware, USA, near Smyrna. It is the Delaware Department of Correction's largest correctional facility. JTVCC houses some 2,500 minimum, medium, and ...


The mission of the Department of Correction is to protect the public by supervising adult offenders through safe and humane services, programs, and facilities.


This facility has the distinction of housing inmates who are sentenced to death by the state, James T. Vaughn Correctional Center also carries out the executions. In addition to the death row unit, this facility has the SHU, otherwise known as the Security Housing Unit. This is where inmates who have safety or security issue ...


Dec 15, 2017 ... The state has agreed to pay more than $7.5 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by the family of a correctional officer killed during an 18-hour siege at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on Feb. 1. Six prison workers taken hostage during the standoff also were part of the civil lawsuit filed in U.S. District ...


Oct 17, 2017 ... PLAYLIST: HOSTAGE SITUATION AT SMYRNA-AREA PRISON 18 indicted in Delaware prison takeover | 0:46. Eighteen inmates were indicted in the February takeover of James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna that resulted in the death of Lt. Steven Floyd. Daniel Sato/The News Journal.


Jan 26, 2018 ... Nearly a year after a prison uprising cost Lt. Steven Floyd his life and changed the course of many more, both inmates and correctional officers at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center say they see progress. Still, there are looming issues to be resolved. Correctional officers, who predicted last year's ...


Jul 30, 2017 ... An inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna was found guilty of assaulting a correctional officer, according to the Department of Correction. On Jan. 5, Benjamin Panella, who is serving a 25-year sentence for second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and possession of a deadly ...


The Nutraloaf is a food served in prisons across the United States to inmates who misbehave. The food usually consists of meat, vegetables and bread mashed together and baked into a loaf. This partially eaten nutraloaf was served to an inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware.


Phone, (302) 653-9261 · Address. 1181 Paddock Rd; Smyrna, Delaware 19977.