On March 23, 2018, a Connecticut judge ruled that a specialized nursing home for prison parolees on compassionate release was not a correctional facility for the purposes of local zoning in the Town of Rocky Hill. The facility, 60 West, opened in 2013 under a contract between the state Department of Mental Health and Addictions Services (DMHAS) and SecureCare. The 95 bed facility takes referrals from DMHAS as well as the Department of Corrections. The Town of Rocky Hill sued to block 60 West because the town believes it functions as a secure correctional facility, not a nursing home, because . . .