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Utah prison move depends on 'efficiencies,' spokesman says

Utah prison move depends on 'efficiencies,' spokesman says

by Brooke Adams
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Dec 20, 2012 08:42AM MDT

A committee that recommended on Monday that the state move forward with plans to relocate the Utah State Prison said the expense may be balanced by potential savings in labor costs. But the prison already appears to be operating on its front lines at an efficiency level that exceeds a number of other states, according to one corrections survey.
At the state’s main prison in Draper, there is one staff person per 3.2 inmates, a ratio that includes all employees — correctional officers, support st...

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