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Rape of teacher left alone with sex offenders at Arizona prison raises security concerns
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, June 19, 2014 2:23 AM EDT
Newly released documents show a teacher at an Arizona prison was alone in a room full of sex offenders in January before she was stabbed and sexually assaulted by a convicted rapist.
Prisons spokesman Doug Nick says cameras are now being installed in prison classrooms statewide. But he says no internal review was launched to determine if there were security flaws or if guards neglected their duties because there was no need.
A retired prison official criticized the security practices that put the woman alone with sex offenders.