Guard's crimes a 'catastrophic failure' at NSW jail

By Sam McKeith
Updated November 20 2023 - 5:00pm, first published 4:56pm
Former NSW Corrective Services commissioner Peter Severin has given evidence at a state inquiry. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS)
Former NSW Corrective Services commissioner Peter Severin has given evidence at a state inquiry. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS)

A former NSW prisons boss has admitted there was a "catastrophic failure" at a state jail where a now-disgraced corrections officer sexually abused female inmates.

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