On Tuesday, Lancaster County Prison in Pennsylvania announced upcoming changes due to a number of drug related incidents. The number of drug cases they have handled for the first half of 2017 (13 incidents) is more than half of what they handled in the whole year of 2016 (15 incidents). About 80% to 90% of the […]
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The first correctional facility in the U.S. to ban in-person prison visits was Bristol County Jail and House of Correction in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. In-person visits were banned, requiring visitors to pay for video calls instead. Rates and time available to make the calls vary around the country. For example, at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility, […]
It’s almost unthinkable for a reporter to get an inside look at a prison. And, it’s almost just as impossible for most people to ever truly know what life is like in prison for guards and inmates. But, one journalist defied the unthinkable. He got a job on the inside as a prison guard, cracking […]