|State Issues New Policy Regarding Inmate Escapes From Halfway Houses|
|By weku.fm- Stu Johnson|
The State Department of Corrections is expanding its automatic notification system to include an inmate escape from a halfway house. It currently pertains to one such facility in the Commonwealth.
The Department of Corrections has used the notification system for more than a decade to provide alerts when an inmate escapes from a prison.
By the end of this year, the system will also include all halfway houses in the Commonwealth. One halfway house, Keeton Corrections in Paducah, is currently active.
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