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Former corrections officer questions prison closure

Prisons are slated to close by June 30

By Maria Miller

CRESSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — At hearing in Harrisburg Thursday, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel took responsibility for the way employees of SCI Cresson and Greensburg found out about the planned closures.

The prisons are slated to close by June 30. The reasons, hosever, have been questioned by many.

6 News reporter Maria Miller talked with a recently retired corrections officer who said statements made by the DOC are factually incorrect.

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