I-Team: Incarceration issues during pandemic


CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Between COVID-19 outbreaks and mass releases the pandemic changed how jails do business, from proceeding with their in-house programs to how many could stay imprisoned.

The 22News I-Team obtained data from the sheriffs of all four western Massachusetts counties and looked at who is currently incarcerated, and why.

Watch the 22News I-Team reporter Mike Masciadrelli’s report on the current status of inmates in local county jails, Wednesday on 22News at 6pm.

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