Prison Lockdown – Officials Blame The Governor For Inmate Violence

GeneseeNow —  Monday, October 21, 2013

Plenty of violence in the past few days at the prison in Elmira. Rival gangs fighting…officers beaten, one inmate stabbed. They put the place on lock down. State prison officials were quick to point a finger at the governor for closing prisons. They say that means overcrowding which leads to more fights because inmates are crammed together in double bunks.