Comments for: Maine legislative panel removes Windham ‘shoot-to-kill’ component from prison reform bill

Posted March 03, 2014, at 1:59 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — A proposal that would have allowed the use of deadly force against any prisoners attempting an escape from the Maine Correctional Center in Windham was stripped from a bill Monday that makes other changes to the state’s Department of Corrections. In a 12-1 vote, the Legislature’s Criminal …

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