About

Local 1133 is the Dwight Correctional Center chapter for the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). For a short history of AFSCME, click here.

Most of our members are Correctional Officers. A New York State Correctional Officer named Donald E. Premo, Jr. wrote an excellent short piece namedThe Forgotton Copthat might provide a better understanding of the environment we work in and the work we do. Click here to read The Forgotton Cop.

If you are looking for a career in corrections, there is a good article on e-how.com written by a current IDOC officer. You can find it here:

http://www.ehow.com/how_5298960_become-officer-illinois-department-corrections.html