David Mellon's file:

Labor leader from Rhode Island

David Mellon is President of the Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers, which represents 1,300 correctional officers, stewards, inmate industries’ supervisors, office personnel, and medical and social work professionals at the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston.

Recent statements involving David Mellon

"The job [of correctional officer] lowers your life expectancy . . . Metropolitan did a study in, I believe it was 1998, and the life expectancy was 58."

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