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Tier Talk Podcast: What did 2017 mean for corrections?

Anthony Gangi looks back on a difficult year for the corrections profession and looks ahead to 2018


This podcast is part of our 2017 in Review special coverage. With 2017 coming to a close, take a look back at some of the year’s most impactful moments in corrections.


A prison riot in Delaware which killed Lt. Steven Floyd. The ruthless killing of Sgt. Meggan Callahan at Bertie Correctional. The murder of Georgia State Correctional Officers Curtis Billue and Chris Monica. The killing of four heroes at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution in North Carolina. 2017 hit corrections hard. In this episode of Tier Talk, Anthony Gangi discusses the year and what to expect in 2018.

Tier Talk, hosted by Corrections1 columnist Anthony Gangi, features interviews with industry experts, conversations about hot topics and pressing issues, and offers lessons to new staff and old about the evolving and ever-changing field of corrections.
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