New Corrections Chief Vows Prison Reform

by Thomas Breen | Mar 6, 2019 1:22 pm | Comments (6)

Harry Droz photoWhen Rollin Cook started his career as a correctional officer in Utah 30 years ago, the criminal justice system prioritized handling inmates with force.

As the new head of Connecticut’s prison system, Cook plans to build off of his predecessor’s reform legacy by championing communication and rehabilitation rather than physical punishment for those behind bars, as well as anti-discrimination for the recently released.

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