Description: Norfolk County House of Correction exteriors. Courtroom sketches of school committee member Paul Ellison, attorney Monroe Inker, Judge Walter McLaughlin. The Norfolk County House of Correction is a minimum security prison. It is considered the cleanest, and one of the oldest in the Commonwealth. It is overcrowded, like many other correctional institutions. Its capacity is 72 inmates, while the current population is 126. The facility has a work release program, a welding class, educational programs, and maintenance crews. Recently convicted, Paul Ellison was previously a history teacher in the Boston Public School system.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 11/15/1976