Since 2001, assaults on staff in the state have grown 70 percent. Ryan Warner speaks with Pam Kahanic. She works at the Limon Correctional Facility and almost died when an inmate slit her throat. Then we hear from Lou Archuleta of the Colorado Department of Corrections.
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Ryan Warner is the senior host and editor of Colorado Public Radio's daily interview program "Colorado Matters." He regularly reports on the most important issues facing Colorado - from the state capitol, which includes a monthly interview with the Governor of Colorado - to topics concerning health, education, business, energy and the environment and arts and culture.
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