The Pacific Institution Local had purchased extra Yourri dogs so that we could distribute them to children at the local hospitals in hopes that we could provide a little happiness to the children and their families.
The opportunity to fulfil that mandate came last month.
A female Kent prison guard viciously slashed by an inmate went public last week to highlight safety concerns at the maximum-security institution.
“It’s not just my safety, but the safety of all the staff at the institution,” the 42-year-old correctional officer — who asked that only her initials C.W. be used in this story — said in an interview with The Progress.