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    John Wetzel

    Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
    21297

    In December of 2010, John Wetzel was selected as the 11th Secretary of Corrections for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by Governor-elect Corbett. His tenure there saw an elimination of a 24-year average growth of 1500 inmates per year, presiding over the first population reduction in Pennsylvania in more than four decades. Additionally, he oversaw the restructuring of the Community Corrections system, the mental health system and a re-engineering of internal processes to yield a more efficient system of program delivery.

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    Thursday, Feb 23 2017

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    Chicago Ideas is teaming up with the Vera Institute of Justice to reenvision the American prison system, and imagine a society in which prisons... read more
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