Your Turn: Your Feedback On Prison Dangers, Air Ambulance & Spice


Do you think prisons are getting more dangerous? The union representing correctional officers does, but the state disagrees:


As a retired N.Y.S. correction officer, I can tell you that all convicts are dangerous no matter what prison they are in.

Rob Roach
from email

It is very irresponsible of the state to lead the public to believe that the current level of violence against correctional officers is at a acceptable level.

Jim King
from Facebook

As a wife of a CO, these reports scare me to death. It is not right placing max prisoners in medium facilities.

Chrystal Davis Weaver
from Facebook

Like all jobs, you know what the risks are when you apply.

Jerry Bookout
from Facebook

In the event of a serious accident or other medical emergency, people in the north county will soon have access to a local air ambulance that will fly them to the hospital:

Thanks to my helicopter ride 2 weeks ago I am still here. I feel they should have it for EVERY county.

Jennifer George
from Facebook

This is awesome! Every minute counts in an emergency!

Jennifer Gallagher Moore
from Facebook

Fort Drum has notified four north country businesses that they could be off-limits to soldiers if they don't stop selling synthetic marijuana, also known as Spice. Lawmakers are also trying to get the substance outlawed:

Spice should be banned from New York state!

Melissa Howard
from Facebook

All this law will accomplish will be to drive the price out of sight and it will become just another illegal substance that will make many people wealthy.

Don Pastor
from email

Legalize the real stuff.

Howard Schnettler Jr.
from email

Monday, December 5, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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