'We Cannot Sacrifice Safety': Corrections Commissioner Says Safety Inside Prisons ParamountSafety and security for officers is the top priority for the new head of corrections. Just last July, Minnesota had its first corrections officer killed in the line of duty.
2 Corrections Officers Injured At Faribault State PrisonTwo corrections officers have been injured in an attack at the Faribault State Prison Sunday evening, the Department of Corrections confirmed.
Union Demands State Funding For 327 Corrections OfficersA trade union representing more than 2,000 Minnesota prison officers says the state needs to hire hundreds of more guards and up to 100 other employees to make Minnesota prisons safe.
Prison Staffing Crisis?