SENATOR RITCHIE MEETS WITH NYSCOPBA OFFICERS

 

Discusses Impact Of Prison Closures

The NYSCOPBA officials spoke to Senator Ritchie about her successful efforts to keep the North Country prisons she represents open and her recent tour of the facilities.

They discussed security and staffing issues at the five prisons in her district and the 1,500 jobs the facilities provide in the region.

State Senator Patty Ritchie (center) is shown meeting with newly elected New York State Correctional Officers Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) Vice President John Gavin (left) and retiring Vice President Tom Haas. NYSCOPBA represents the state's correctional officers.

State Senator Patty Ritchie is shown meeting with New York State Correctional Officers Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA)