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ADOC Pushes for Prison Consolidation

The Alabama Department of Corrections will be pushing a proposal this legislative session to help Alabama’s prison overcrowding problem. The plan to consolidate¬†14 of Alabama’s 16 maximum and medium security prisons into four large state of the art regional correctional facilities¬†is called the Alabama Prison Transformation initiative. Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn discussed the initiative with journalists who toured…