New correctional officers graduate

November 23, 2019 GMT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Department of Corrections has 21 new correctional officers joining the department.

The Delaware State News reports that the new class graduated Friday with an hour-long graduation ceremony attended by Gov. John Carney.

The new officers are from Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

The department still has 145 unfilled positions. That’s about a 10% vacancy rate.