Our year-long journey into the history of the Rockefeller drug laws launched today.
In Boxers who want to join that conversation — click over to prisontime.org. A lot of the details of how the tough-on-crime drug laws were shaped surprised me.
I’d be particularly interested to hear from COs, former COs, and from folks who live in prison communities across the region.
It’s kind of an irony, right, that Governor Nelson Rockefeller shaped the North Country first by creating the modern Adirondack Park, and then by laying the foundation for many of the 15 state prisons in our region.