Arkansas prisons chief says vacant positions a challenge

Sen. Joyce Elliott of Little Rock opens a meeting of the Charitable, Penal and Correctional Institutions Subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark. The subcommittee is looking into a recent uptick in violent incidents at state prisons. Prisons director Wendy Kelley appeared before the panel. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)


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