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BILLS INTRODUCED TO CURB PRISON VIOLENCE

A NEW PACKAGE OF BILLS IN MAKING IT’S WAY THROUGH THE STATE LEGISLATURE IN HARRISBURG THAT ARE AIMED AT CURBING PRISON VIOLENCE.  STATE REPRESENTATIVE CARL METZGAR OF BEDFORD AND SOMERSET COUNTIES IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BILLS THAT ADDRESS SEVEN KEY AREAS TO IMPROVE SAFETY FOR CORRECTIONS OFFICERS, STAFF AND THE PUBLIC.  THEY ALSO PROVIDE TOUGHER PENALITIES FOR INMATES INVOLVED IN THE FIGHTS.

 



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