BENTLEY VISITS ATMORE PRISON DAYS AFTER RIOT

ATMORE – Gov. Robert Bentley on Tuesday met with prison and state officials for an update on two disturbances that happened in the past three days at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore.

Holman is a maximum security prison designed to house 637 inmates. The current population at Holman is 991, which is 156 percent over capacity. In addition, there is a shortage of correctional officers at the prison.

 

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