July 09, 2020

Warren Pressures Prison Accreditor Over COVID-19 Response

After reports of mismanagement and inadequate pandemic responses at prisons across the country that put incarcerated individuals at increased risk of contracting COVID-19, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is asking the nation’s primary prison accreditor to detail what correctional officials are doing to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

In a letter to American Correctional Association executive director James A. Gondles Jr., Warren asked what the trade group is doing to ensure “that facilities provide adequate care to incarcerated individuals in their custody infected with the virus.”

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By:  Kimberly Atkins
Source: WBUR