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Maine State Prison guard says he was hazed

The turnover rate among rookie guards in the Maine state prison system is 80 percent. Some of the reasons why become clear when watching one of those guards tell what happened to him on May 11, 2014. The hazing he endured included being handcuffed and threatened with pepper spray, says Cory Peaslee, 20, a former guard at Maine State Prison in Warren. The story prompted the Press Herald to write an editorial on the topic.


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