Messages to Staff


Staff Pay Raises

Director Anne Precythe discusses pay increases, training improvements and more. Watch the video»

Public Service Recognition Week & National Correctional Officers Week

Director Anne Precythe celebrates Public Service Recognition Week & National Correctional Officers Week. Watch the video»

Staff Mental Health

Director Anne Precythe discusses the importance of staff wellness and mental health. Watch the video»

2021 Priorities

Director Anne Precythe provides updates on staff pay increases, the COVID-19 vaccination rollout and other 2021 priorities. Watch the video »


Year in Review

At the end of a challenging year, Director Anne Precythe recaps department successes and thanks staff for their vital work. Watch the video »

Reentry, Recruitment & Veterans

Director Anne Precythe updates staff on corrections happenings: reentry recognition, staff recruitment, COVID testing at office sites, Veterans Day and more. Watch the video »

Staying Healthy

Director Anne Precythe gets a flu shot. Watch the video »

Remote Work

Director Anne Precythe explains goals and expectations for remote work. Watch the video »


Director Precythe talks about education, the quarterly pulse survey and progress in COVID-19 testing and containment. Watch the video »

New Fiscal Year

Director Anne Precythe
Director Precythe talks to the team about COVID-19, the budget and what to expect in the new fiscal year. Watch the video »

State Team Member Appreciation Day

Marking the start of State Team Member Appreciation Month, Director Precythe thanks staff for tremendous flexibility, ingenuity and dedication. Watch the video »

COVID-19 Response

Director Precythe provides updates on the COVID-19 preparation, response and operational changes — and thanks our exceptional frontline teams. Watch the video »

Quarterly Pulse Survey

Director Precythe explains how your responses to the quarterly pulse survey affect what happens in the department. Watch the video »

Corrections Way & Engage 2.0

Director Precythe provides updates on Corrections Way training for frontline staff and the ENGAGE 2.0 rollout for everyone. Watch the video »

2020 Vision

Director Anne Precythe
Director Precythe discusses our plans for 2020: safety upgrades, staffing improvements, ENGAGE 2.0 and more! Watch the video »




Town Hall Meetings

Anne Precythe
Director Anne Precythe updates the team on town hall meetings and the charitable campaign. Watch the video



Where We've Been and Where We're Going

Director Anne Precythe
Director Anne Precythe reviews two years of accomplishments and looks ahead to the next two years. Watch the video »




State Team Member Appreciation Month

Director Anne Precythe
Director Anne Precythe on the importance of teamwork in corrections. Watch the video »




Staff Mental Health

Director Anne Precythe

Director Anne Precythe discusses mental health and wellness for corrections staff. Watch the video »

National Volunteer Week

Director Anne Precythe
During National Volunteer Week, we're celebrating the contributions of our more than 2,000 Volunteers in Corrections who donated 46,882 hours of service to our offenders & clients in 2018.  Watch the video »


Pulse Survey

Director Anne Precythe

Director Anne Precythe explains how the Pulse survey works and why we need your input. Watch this video » Nominate an influencer » Take the survey  »

Facility Consolidation & Pay Plan

Director Anne Precythe
Director Anne Precythe explains the department's proposed plan to consolidate the Cameron prisons and invest the savings in a pay increase for all staff.


Justice Reinvestment Initiative


Director Anne Precythe explains Justice Reinvestment. In a facility? Watch the video here »


Holiday Message

Six people in front of a Christmas tree.

Happy holidays from the Missouri Department of Corrections executive team.

Staffing Shortage

Director Anne Precythe discusses efforts to alleviate the department's staffing shortage and reduce overtime.

June is State Employee Recognition Month

Director Anne Precythe shows some love to state employees.

Jan. 16, 2020
Housing Unit Closure Plan & Safety Upgrades

June 4, 2019
Justice Reinvestment Initiative Implementation: Assessment, Case Planning & Offender Accountability

May 15, 2019
Missouri Corrections Integrated System (MOCIS) Update

May 10, 2019
Pay Plan Passed by Missouri General Assembly

April 18, 2019
Pay Plan Update: Expanding the Scope & Adding Funding

March 29, 2019
Pay Plan Update: House of Representatives

March 12, 2019
Pay Plan Update

Feb. 28, 2019
Pulse Survey & Pay Plan

Jan. 16, 2019
Staff Pay Plan Announcement

Nov. 8, 2018
Applying for Positions Under Merit Reform

July 13, 2018
Staffing Shortage

May 30, 2018
The Big Picture

May 9, 2018
Feedback from Staff on The Corrections Way

April 17, 2018
Shoutout to Personnel Clubs

March 19, 2018
The Corrections Way

March 9, 2018
The Rollercoaster: Justice Reinvestment, Corrections Day at the Capitol, Training Victories, Corrections Family Tragedies