Prison bosses meet in Colorado Springs

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
More than 500 delegates from 72 countries are attending a week-long conference of prison officials in Colorado Springs.

Empty prison cell

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) More than 500 delegates from 72 countries are attending a week-long conference of prison officials in Colorado Springs.

The prison bosses are looking at ideas for reducing a world prison population of more than 10 million inmates.

The Denver Post reports prison terms for drug crimes is one of the main topics of this year's meeting as a way to reduce prison overcrowding.


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