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Prisoner Firefighters Giving Back to Society

(Michigan City, IN) - Some prisoners who are also firefighters have given back to the community.

According to officials at Indiana State Prison, the offender firefighters donated over $2,100 to the Michigan City Fire Department. 

 

The money was raised by selling wristbands to the offender population and staff at the prison.

Officials say there are 17 offenders who’ve earned firefighter certification with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

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