Greene officer testifies at sexual assault hearing

An anonymous Greene County Correctional Facility corrections officer testifies about a prison assault during a virtual senate hearing on sexual assault in the prison system on Thursday.

ALBANY — A Greene Correctional Facility corrections officer recounted her harrowing story of a 2020 assault that she experienced from a prisoner during a New York State Senate hearing on Thursday.

The joint public hearing on the impact of sexual assault in the prison system was led by state Sen. Julia Salazar, D-Brooklyn, who chairs the Senate Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction and state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, D-Bronx, who chairs the Senate Standing Committee on Ethics and Internal Governance.

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