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Delaware Senate Democrats

Advisory: State Senator Darius Brown Hosts Commissioner Claire DeMatteis

April 20, 2020

WHEN: 6:00 p.m., Monday, April 20

WHERE: Online at

WHAT:  State Senator Darius Brown will be hosting his spring Community Listening Session online with Commissioner Claire DeMatteis, Delaware Department of Correction at 6 p.m.

The conversation will highlight the ongoing work of the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) during the Covid-19 pandemic and a community update on the progress being made to ensure the health and safety of individuals in custody, employees, and the public. The DOC is the largest law enforcement agency in the State with over 2,500 employees, supervises between 4,500 – 5,000 inmates within their correctional facilities, and is responsible for approximately 13,000 probationers within the community.

State Senator Darius Brown represents the Second Senatorial District which includes the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution, Plummer Community Corrections Center and Northern New Castle County Adult Probation & Parole. Senator Brown is the Chair of the Senate Judicial Committee, Vice Chair of the Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee, and Chair of the Delaware Legislative Black Caucus.

Watch the Virtual Community Listening Session on Facebook LIVE:

Additionally, Senator Darius Brown will be hosting a Virtual Community Listening Session with Secretary Cerron Cade, Delaware Department of Labor on Monday, April 27th at 6 p.m.