10 guards, 900 inmates: Wisconsin prisons see dire results of ignored warnings


February 12th, 2024

15 mins 55 secs

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An extreme shortage of guards at Wisconsin’s prisons slowed basic operations to a crawl. Inmates escaped, prisons locked down and conditions deteriorated. By New York Times Local Investigations Fellow and Wisconsin Watch reporter Mario Koran and Justin Mayo of Big Local News. Originally published on Feb. 2, 2024.

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