Harlan Trombley http://mtpr.org en Corrections Department working to diversify staff http://mtpr.org/post/corrections-department-working-diversify-staff <p>This has been a busy time at the Montana Department of Corrections. Agency officials say they're working on a variety of projects and initiatives, while at the same time maintaining day-to-day operations.&nbsp;</p><p> In this final segment of a two part series, Edward O'Brien speaks with Corrections director, Mike Batista and Department of Corrections American Indian Liaison, Harlan Trombley, about a variety of topics including what,&nbsp; if anything, can be done to stem problems associated with poverty and high drug and alcohol abuse rates:</p><p></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:49:08 +0000 Edward O'Brien 13887 at http://mtpr.org Corrections Department working to diversify staff Corrections Department working to build bridges with Native American inmates http://mtpr.org/post/corrections-department-working-build-bridges-native-american-inmates <p>This has been a busy time at the Montana Department of Corrections. Agency officials say they're working on a variety of projects and initiatives, while at the same time maintaining day-to-day operations.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In this first of a two-part interview, Edward O'Brien speaks with Corrections Director, Mike Batista and</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:58:12 +0000 Edward O'Brien 13808 at http://mtpr.org Corrections Department working to build bridges with Native American inmates