Plan could see prisoners working in seafood plants in Unalaska

If local officials agree, prisoners can finish their sentences working in seafood plants in Unalaska, according to a plan presented by Alaska Department of Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams at last week’s Unalaska City Council meeting, attended by many generally supportive community members. Williams said local support is needed for the transitions to work program, so that the Unalaska Department of Public Safety can provide electronic monitoring while the inmates are living in workplace bunkhouses during the last six months of their sentences, and said the state will provide funding for the project involving about five prisoners,,, >click to read<12:08

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