Burl Cain with an update on Mississippi prisons

Back in June, longtime warden Burl Cain decided to try his hand at changing Mississippi’s violent prison system by agreeing to become the state’s new Department of Corrections commissioner. RELATED: From beatings to bible studies, the Burl Cain plan may just work Today, Cain joined The Gallo Show to talk about the improvements that have … Continue reading “Burl Cain with an update on Mississippi prisons”

The Burl Cain plan: from beatings to bible studies

Governor Tate Reeves recently introduced Burl Cain as the new commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). Today, Cain joined The Gallo Show for his first in-depth interview since being selected to the position, and the longtime Angola warden has plenty of confidence that he can turn around a prison system that is infested … Continue reading “The Burl Cain plan: from beatings to bible studies”

Senate Corrections Committee chairman sees a bright future for MDOC

Recently, Governor Tate Reeves announced that longtime Angola Prison warden Burl Cain has been chosen as the next commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). Senator Juan Barnett, who serves as the chairman of the Senate Corrections Committee, is “trusting the process” and believes Cain will eventually prove a good fit for a prison … Continue reading “Senate Corrections Committee chairman sees a bright future for MDOC”

Flaggs thinks Cain is the “ideal” hire for MDOC

Recently, Governor Tate Reeves introduced Burl Cain as the new commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs was the chairman of the search committee that was in charge of finding a replacement for Pelicia Hall, who stepped down in January amid a swell of gang violence and murders within the … Continue reading “Flaggs thinks Cain is the “ideal” hire for MDOC”

Reeves appoints new commissioners for MDOC, DPS

During his daily press briefing, Governor Tate Reeves announced the appointment of new leaders for two high-profile departments–the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the Department of Public Safety.  You can watch the introduction of both commissioners below and read more about each appointment.   MDOC Governor Reeves introduced Burl Cain as the next commissioner of … Continue reading “Reeves appoints new commissioners for MDOC, DPS”