Shipping inmates to county jails or private out-of-state prisons won’t solve Department of Corrections’ problems.
Wyoming State Penitentiary
Low staffing at the Wyoming State Penitentiary and the Wyoming Women’s Center could jeopardize safety, prison director Bob Lampert told lawmakers Thursday.
There’s no immediate need for a private prison in Wyoming, but the ongoing prison conversation will keep companies and legislators interested.
A single room in the Wyoming State Penitentiary controls the facility’s entire electrical system. Shifting soils beneath the prison’s foundations have at times made its roof leak. “If we ever get any water inside that transformer switch, it’ll create a …
Thirteen men at the Wyoming State Penitentiary celebrated academic achievements Friday, as challenges loom for the Department of Corrections.