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Happy Fourth of July! We began our celebration of Independence Day with the parade in Gunnison, home to the Central Utah Correctional Facility. We are proud to be a member of the Gunnison community and appreciate all your support! And thanks to our staff who represented the Department this morning. Way to go!
STORIES OF INTEREST
“A person released from a county jail or state prison faces no shortage of challenges readjusting to life in society. Accessing health care shouldn’t be one of them.”
“For corrections officials, recidivism ranks at the top of the list of worries. And it’s no wonder. According to a study of prisoners released between 2005 and 2010, more than two-thirds were rearrested within three years.”
“On June 8, 2016, the public safety committees for both the California State Senate and the Assembly held an informational hearing on Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed ballot initiative, the Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016 or “Proposition 57.”
“Two years ago, Ashley Sorrel wore a hospital gown inside the Marion County Jail, with twigs and dirt snarled in her hair and 92 stitches stretched across her body.”