State report on Dutchess County Jail shows reforms are needed now
Rebecca Edwards, Valley Views Published 1:39 p.m. ET Feb. 19, 2018
Dutchess County Jail one of the worst in the state.
Few of us check the news nowadays without a sense of dread. The Poughkeepsie Journal’s Feb. 14 headline hit particularly hard: “Report says Dutchess County Jail one of the worst in the state.” Yes, the state Corrections Department identifies our jail as one of the five worst in New York.