NJ Spotlight News

Emails show praise for officers' response to inmate beating

Clip: 12/14/2021 | 3m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

The Essex County Correctional Facility has come under fire following the brutal attack on an inmate last fall, which has prompted a review of operations at the jail. Recently obtained emails reveal that after the 22-year-old inmate was nearly beaten to death by fellow inmates, correctional facility and county officials initially praised the response by staffers to the incident.

Aired: 12/14/21

Rating: NR

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