Four staff members recently emerged from quarantine, two inmates have tested negative for COVID-19, two more tests are pending.
wyoming women’s center
Shipping inmates to county jails or private out-of-state prisons won’t solve Department of Corrections’ problems.
Low staffing at the Wyoming State Penitentiary and the Wyoming Women’s Center could jeopardize safety, prison director Bob Lampert told lawmakers Thursday.
In-prison drug treatment is critical to lowering recidivism rates in Wyoming, but some veterans of a women’s prison program say it does more harm than good.
Released incarcerees of Wyoming’s only women’s prison denounce crumbling facilities, punitive use of jails.