For years, allegations of abuse in an area without security cameras at Western Illinois Correctional Center went ignored, according to a WBEZ investigation. Now, lawmakers and advocates are calling for outside oversight of the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Reset learns more about the investigation and what can be done to reform the Illinois prison system.
GUESTS: Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ criminal justice reporter
Jennifer Vollen-Katz, executive director of the John Howard Association of Illinois
State Rep. Kam Buckner (D-Chicago)