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Colorado’s prison chief on incarceration and rehabilitation in the face of increasing crime

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Colorado Department of Corrections Director Dean Williams at the Limon Correctional Facility on March 1, 2022.

The number of people in Colorado prisons has dropped significantly over the last decade or so, but an uptick in crime and violence could change that.  Let's check in with Dean Williams. He's been the head of the Colorado Department of Corrections for more than three years.