|DOCCS announces three top executive staff and nine security staff workers put on administrative leave as a result of Clinton Dannemore prison escape.|
|Text of press release.|
For Immediate Release: June 30, 2015
Linda Foglia | Linda.Foglia@doccs.ny.gov |
DOCCS Press Office | (518) 457-8182
STATEMENT FROM DEPARTMENT OF
CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION
The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision today announced it has placed three members of the Clinton Correctional Facility’s Executive Team and nine security staff employees on administrative leave as part of the ongoing review associated with the June 6, 2015 escape from Clinton Correctional Facility.
Assistant Commissioner for Correctional Facilities James O'Gorman will oversee the Clinton Correctional Facility as the new leadership team transitions this week. Staffing for the security positions will be addressed through procedures outlined in the union contract.
Due to the ongoing review and investigations, additional information is not available at this time.