Colorado prisons moving 321 inmates out of lockdown

A little bit of hopeful news from a Lockdown State, already from Jan. 21st, but anyway.

By Kirk Mitchell
The Denver Post, Jan 21 2012

The Colorado Department of Corrections is transferring 321 inmates out of administrative segregation following a new directive by the department’s executive director.

Executive director Tom Clements acknowledged that the state’s prisons relied too heavily on administrative segregation. He said one of the reasons the practice should be reduced is because 97 percent of all offenders will someday be released.

Read more: Colorado prisons moving 321 inmates out of lockdown – The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_19787816#ixzz1lGRg7I25

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