Prison Staffing Crisis?
October 12, 2010 6:43 AM
Corrections officers say there’s a dangerous staffing crisis at Minnesota state prisons.The union representing 1,900 corrections officers at eight state prisons holds a news conference today to protest staffing levels. The union says Stillwater prison hasn’t added a single officer in the past several years while the prison’s population has grown by 400 inmates. The state corrections department disputes the union’s claim.