Monday, May 2, 2011
Texas prison workers accused of romance with sex convicts
This story only scratches the surface. It's so widespread around the state and seems so common even with Officers and Offenders that it's almost "normal " and accepted. A sign that the agency has somehow taken a true turn for the worse over the past 10 years. Where will it end ?
By Stephen Dean
(Huntsville) -- Texas prison leaders are crediting alert employees for halting romantic relationships between three prison workers and inmates who were undergoing sex offender counseling, Local 2 Investigates reported on Sunday.
"Any time you get that closeness, it's a threat to the institution," said the prison system's Inspector General John Moriarty.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice
confirmed this week that all 3 employees resigned when confronted with evidence of the improper relationships with prisoners since June 2009. They have been flagged as ineligible for rehire by the prison system.
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