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Inmates on the Move

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Inmates on the Move

Inmates on the Move

Inmates on the Move

Only Available in Archive Formats.

North Country Public Radio's Brian Mann reports from New York on the practice of moving inmates from urban prisons to less crowded, rural facilities. The longer distance between prisoners and their relatives often results in fewer visits. But the trend toward shifting inmates farther away is spreading nationwide...and experts are worried about the impact that will have on them, their families, and society.