josh tewalt How To Free An Inmate: Free2Succeed May Be Idaho's Last (And Best) Chance To Reduce Recidivism By George Prentice • Aug 27, 2019 James Dawson On any given week, the news headlines include a deluge of stories on crime on punishment: a criminal act, the arrest of a suspect, a trial, a verdict, a sentence and Idaho's ever-swelling prison system. Josh Tewalt Assumes Direction Of Idaho Department Of Correction By Richard Copeland • Jan 2, 2019 Association of State Correctional Administrators Listen Listening... / 13:58 IDOC Director Josh Tewalt discusses the future of the department with Idaho Matters on Wednesday, January 2, 2018. In late November, Josh Tewalt was appointed by the Idaho Board of Correction to lead IDOC. He replaced Henry Atencio, who directed the department for 28 years. Tewalt joins Idaho Matters to discuss recent allegations about conditions in a Texas prison where Idaho inmates are serving time, the proposed $500 million prison expansion and the future of corrections in a state with a rapidly growing population.