Map shows 1,000-foot zone around Holyoke’s Dean Technical High School cross the Connecticut River and reach into Chicopee.

(Graph: Prison Policy Initiative, 2008)

This graph originally appeared in The Geography of Punishment: How Huge Sentencing Enhancement Zones Harm Communities, Fail to Protect Children.

1,000-foot zones are so large that the zone around Holyoke’s Dean Technical High School crosses the Connecticut River and reaches Chicopee. The driving distance from Bonner Street in Chicopee to the Technical High School in Holyoke is 4.4 miles and would take about 11 minutes.

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