Hartford Courant: Prisoners Help Fund Cost of Tool for Police Investigating Domestic Violence Cases
A donation from an unlikely source is going toward a project that will help police.
Prison officials on Friday will present a $2,000 donation from inmates at the Brooklyn Correctional Institution to advocates of domestic violence victims. The donation will help fund the cost of new cards that will put updated information into the hands of officers who are responding to family violence scenes.
Prisoners helping police?
"That's the plus for me," said Linda Trahan, correctional counselor at Brooklyn Correctional Institution. "Using their money."