In a Dec. 22 press conference, Washington state governor Jay Inslee announced a series of immediate actions to correct errors involving sentencing calculations for "good time" early release scheduling for offenders supervised by the Dept. of Corrections. The governor's office was apparently notified by the DOC in mid-December regarding the the computer coding errors which spanned about 13 years.
In a Dec. 22 press conference, Washington state governor Jay Inslee announced a series of immediate actions to correct errors involving sentencing calculations for "good time" early release scheduling for offenders supervised by the Dept. of Corrections. The governor's office was apparently notified by the DOC in mid-December regarding the the computer coding errors which spanned about 13 years. Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
In a Dec. 22 press conference, Washington state governor Jay Inslee announced a series of immediate actions to correct errors involving sentencing calculations for "good time" early release scheduling for offenders supervised by the Dept. of Corrections. The governor's office was apparently notified by the DOC in mid-December regarding the the computer coding errors which spanned about 13 years. Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com

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December 21, 2015 10:27 AM

‘Unforgivable error’ results in early release of 3,200 felons from state prisons

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