This Week in Pennsylvania: DOC Secretary talks prisons during pandemic

This Week in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel joins Dennis Owens to discuss the challenges of running a prison system during a pandemic.

Wetzel explained why the DOC Covid dashboard was down and spoke of an outbreak at SCI-Camp Hill.

He also spoke about criminal justice reform, the reduction of inmates in the past 10 years, and the rationale and procedure behind closing prisons, when necessary.

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