‘UpFront’: Ott proposes prison reserved for incarcerating drunken drivers

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A minimum-security prison especially for convicted drunken drivers could get them off the road, and give them the treatment they need, said state Rep. Jim Ott, R-Mequon.
"That's where you could send people to get more treatment and incarcerate them longer, keep them off the roads," Ott said in an interview aired Sunday on "UpFront," produced in partnership with WisPolitics.com.
Ott said such a prison would cost less, because fewer guards would be needed, and an existing structure could be converted into a secure detention center.
Ott, who has worked for years to strengthen Wisconsin's OWI laws...

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