Prison Systems See Added Challenges Under COVID-19


Outdated, Old, Archaic Prison Cell Door

Outdated, Old, Archaic Prison Cell Door

NEW YORK, NY — Social distancing is one of the key preventative measures necessary to stop the spread of the coronavirus, but in the prison system, that is not necessarily an option.

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik talks with 104.7 WONK FM’s Jen Richer about the careful balance between safety and the early release solution many prisons are taking to curb the virus’ spread.

Listen to the full interview here:

Bernie Kerick