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Commissioner Scott Semple, "What Does a Progressive Prison System Look Like?"

  • Room 129 Yale Law School 127 Wall Street New Haven, CT, 06511 United States (map)

Scott Semple is the Connecticut Commissioner of Corrections.  Before that, he served as the deputy commissioner for operations and rehabilitative services.Semple started as a correction officer at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in 1988. He held a variety of positions before being promoted to warden at Garner Correctional Institution in Newtown, which houses criminals with severe mental health problems. He served there for four years before becoming deputy commissioner.