Letter to the Editor by Kate Breslin – I read with dismay the comments of Donn Rowe, president of the New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, dismissing prison rape as not a “huge issue” (“State to add rape prevention staff,” July, 29) in making a political point about prison closures. Prison rape is a real threat to children in the criminal justice system and New York should be taking serious steps to eliminate it. Click here to read the full letter.