(St. Paul, MN)  --  The Minnesota Department of Corrections is in the process of hiring 67 new correctional officers across its prison system.  This comes after two correctional officers died in the line of duty last year.  Commissioner Paul Schnell says these are really important and critical jobs to Minnesota's public safety system.  He says they are "really core to helping get offenders in a position to come back to our communities better than they were when they went in."  Schnell says a number of other safety reforms are also being implemented in the prison system.

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