California Prison SHUs: Security Housing Units, Part 1

Published On : 10/16/2013 7:30 AM
From : KVCR
Categories : Local, Politics
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION - STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Following a two-month-long hunger strike, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials opened up the controversial prison Security Housing Units -- or SHUs -- to the media.  Our State Government reporter Katie Orr toured SHUs at Pelican Bay, and has Part 1 of our series

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Tomorrow, in Part 2, Katie Orr investigates whether SHUs really do help reduce violence in state prisons.

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