Refurbishing the image of the Department of Corrections has bogged down over families running prisons and a silly word game that led to a parole board member’s resignation. Anne Precythe, the department’s director, faces a daunting challenge in cleaning up a toxic atmosphere.
Refurbishing the image of the Department of Corrections has bogged down over families running prisons and a silly word game that led to a parole board member’s resignation. Anne Precythe, the department’s director, faces a daunting challenge in cleaning up a toxic atmosphere. Jennifer Hack File photo
Refurbishing the image of the Department of Corrections has bogged down over families running prisons and a silly word game that led to a parole board member’s resignation. Anne Precythe, the department’s director, faces a daunting challenge in cleaning up a toxic atmosphere. Jennifer Hack File photo

Editorial: Toying with inmates and hiring family members — much work remains to reform the Missouri prison system

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