Incoming Corrections Commissioner On New Programs, Department Challenges

Nov 27, 2018

Mike Touchette is a 28-year veteran of the Vermont Department of Corrections who will take over as the Department's Commissioner in December. We're talking to Touchette about the state of corrections in Vermont. We'll look at new programs like peer coaching - with inmates providing support to other inmates. And we'll talk about challenges like addiction treatment and conditions for out-of-state prisoners.

Broadcast live on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.