Stafford Creek Corrections Center Officer Wins Agency Award

Valentina Lopez, a corrections officer at Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen has been named Correctional Officer of the Year at the prison.

She was recognized with 89 other employees from Department of Corrections offices and facilities from across the state during the department’s Annual Agency Awards  ceremony April 14 in Tumwater.

The awards recognize employees’ work contributions to the department and are nominated by their colleagues.

For more information, contact Jeremy Barclay at (360) 725-8941 or More information about the awards is available at

Stafford Creek Corrections Center is a minimum, medium and maximum custody-level facility that houses 1,936 male inmates located about nine miles southwest of Aberdeen.

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