Torrington, WY – The employee turnover rate at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington has improved this year. Warden Mike Murphy says the medium-security prison's turnover rate went as high as 30 percent in 2010.
But Murphy says that it has settled down to about 10 percent so far this year.
Murphy says there are a number of reasons workers leave the
prison. Some employees became homesick, while others took different
jobs within the Department of Corrections, law enforcement or an
Others went back to school or didn't make it past the