Strict COVID-19 regulations on prison visits create angst for families | Opinion

By Michael J. Doce and Tariq MaQbool

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in 2020, inmates serving time across the state have had a small window of time to visit with family and friends. As COVID-19 restrictions for the public were relaxed, and mask mandates dropped, frustration grew among the New Jersey inmates as harsh lockdowns continued in prisons.