We continue this week with stories from folks out in the field doing good for their community. May the holidays bring you and your family much happiness and cheer.
Jim, Corrections.com editor
A helping of great help
By the corrections community
Being good for goodness sake
From across the nation, we find examples of corrections professionals giving up their free time or giving a part of themselves so others not so fortunate can benefit. These are their stories.
Jamestown, North Dakota, pop. 14,600, sits in the middle of the state along Interstate I-94. Often referred to as the “Buffalo City”, Jamestown is noted for it’s three albino buffalo belonging to a herd managed by staff at the National Buffalo Museum, which is located on the outskirts of town.
One of the hidden “gems” of this community is the staff at the James River Correctional Center. This state run prison is “home” for 415 medium custody inmates. Read this week's full story.
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