Alabama Department of Corrections Breaks Recruitment Goal

The Alabama Department of Corrections broke a new record Thursday.

This year, they graduated more correction officers than in the past five years.

The Academy of Basic Training graduation ushered in 75 new graduates.

It brings this year's number of corrections officers to more than 200.

The Department of Corrections has implemented an aggressive recruiting campaign.

It includes partnerships with the Alabama National Guard and the Army's partnership for youth services.