Gov. Lamont announces state's only maximum-security prison is officially closed

Gov. Ned Lamont announced that as of Friday morning, the state's only maximum-security prison has been officially closed.

News 12 Staff

Jun 11, 2021, 6:05 PM

Updated 1,073 days ago

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Gov. Ned Lamont announced that as of Friday morning, the state's only maximum-security prison has been officially closed.
Northern Correctional Institution in Somers was closed three weeks ahead of the target date.
Lamont says staff members were reassigned to other prisons.


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