The state will likely continue with Corrections Corporation of America in Arizona despite a long history of problems.
Some say a bill to create an independent review board would still keep the public in the dark for far too long.
The state is on the hook for more than $7 million for neglecting a former inmate’s severe blood infection at the Oahu Community Correctional Center.
Sen. Will Espero has long been an advocate for more police accountability. The arrest of a DLNR cop has him pushing even harder.
Prison reform advocates and tough-on-crime proponents glean different conclusions from the same numbers concerning well-publicized prisoners who walk away — and the few who commit new crimes.
Honolulu Police training follows national trend of authorities advising people what to do if someone starts shooting in a public place.