Educational Field Trip

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Students in Dorothy Burns’ Citizen Law class at Rocky Point High School attended a field trip to the Riverhead Correctional Facility this spring.

The students took a tour of the facilities, including a holding pen and housing units, and engaged in a discussion about life in prison with some of the inmates. The students debriefed on the experience in class following the trip.

Within the class, the students learn about the judicial system, crimes and the punishments that go along with those crimes and participate