Renee Patterson writes prison stories, prison news and famous prisoners' bios. She's a prison daughter, prison sister and prison cousin. Renee has published eBooks about prison wives, prison fiances, prison husbands, prison kids, prison parents and other prison loved ones. She currently writes news for the Prison Rideshare Network related to the injustices within the CDCR prison system.
During Hurricane Katrina, hundreds of inmates were abandoned and left for dead by the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Department.
Prison System Issues

What Happens to Imprisoned Loved Ones When Hurricanes Strikes?

Every time a hurricane hits, there is extensive damage to properties. People’s livelihoods are greatly affected. It may take several years for them to get back on their feet. In regards to prison loved ones, there’s even more suffering as they wait, wonder and worry about their incarcerated family and friends. During a hurricane, many Read More…

Shaylene "Blue" Graves committed suicide at CIW just six days before her scheduled release.
Prison Suicides & Deaths Prison System Issues Women's Prisons

Another Inmate Commits Suicide at CIW… Just 6 Weeks before Her Release Date

Erika Rocha and Shaylene “Blue” Graves both committed suicide at CIW this year. Why are there so many suicides at CIW, and what can be done about it? CORONA, Calif. – June 8, 2016 – PRLog — There has been yet another suicide reported at the Correctional Institute for Women in Corona, CA, otherwise known Read More…

Dirty Cops in Prisons

NPR.org discusses Trayvon Martin 911 Call (Audio)

Here the actual facts behind the law Zimmerman is hiding behind. It’s called the Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law.Listen to the audio clip below for details. Renee Patterson WritesRenee Patterson writes prison stories, prison news and famous prisoners’ bios. She’s a prison daughter, prison sister and prison cousin. Renee has published eBooks about prison wives, Read More…

Prison System Issues US Federal Prison System

State Prison vs. Federal Prison Systems

As it has been revealed, there exist various differences between the state and federal prison systems. This is in the basis of various aspects of operations carried out in the entire criminal and justice system. Under the same level of security, federal prisons are a bit safer than the state prisons since there is less Read More…