Mass incarceration leads to overcrowding and deplorable conditions in prisons and jails.
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Decarcerating America: New Book Offers 3 Tiers of Health Solutions to Mass Incarceration

A new book titled Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health written by epidemiologist Ernest Drucker goes on sale on February 20. This book examines the problems of mass incarceration in America and proffers three tiers of solutions to curbing the phenomenon. It addresses this problem from a public health perspective. Author of A Plague of […]

Prison Tourists Visit Cabarrus Correctional Center
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Southern Grace Distilleries Uses Old Prison Facility for Prison Tours & Whiskey Production

Eighty-two-year-old Cabarrus Correctional Center in North Carolina is now home to a whisky production company. The old prison facility that was opened in 1929 and operated till 2011 once occupied up to 400 prison inmates. Today, the prison facility situated on 21 acres of land is now a wine production plant to Southern Grace Distilleries […]

Female Hawaiian inmate Jessica Fortson is not rare. Prison and jail suicides are an epidemic in the US.
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Were Hawaii Correctional Facility Deaths Actually Prison Suicides?

Hawaii ruled that the 10 prison inmates who died in correctional facilities since 2015 committed suicide. But prison advocates say this may not be the entire truth. State lawmakers have also questioned the circumstances surrounding the prison deaths. Ashley Gray is the last Hawaiian inmate whose death was ruled a suicide. Kat Brady, coordinator of […]

LOVE AFTER LOCKUP Alla Subbotina mug shot photos.
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Love After Lockup: Meet the Chicago Man Who Weds a Wisconsin Prisoner

The drama unfolds in the season premiere of Love After Lockup TV series. The viewers got a peep of the bond between James Cristia, the Chicago IT director, and Alla Subbotina, a Wisconsin prisoner. This was a taste of the last week show. Much more is anticipated come next season. About WE TV’s Love After […]

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Charles Manson’s Prison Pen Pal Shares Recordings of Their Calls (Video)

Infamous cult leader Charles Manson may be a beast to many, but never to prison pen pal Ken Dickerson. They were pen pals for several years beginning in 2005 when he wrote the inmate after reading Helter Skelter. The aspiring musician and sculptor remembers Manson as an enigmatic prisoner who counseled and taught him how […]

Books are effective ways to support people in prisons, and help them stay sane.
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NY Governor Suspends Policy Eliminating Book Deliveries to Prison Inmates

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has suspended the new policy eliminating prison package delivery. The recent policy was set forward by the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. About the NYS Prison Book Delivery Ban The new bans disallows the deliveries of the following items to New York state prisons, unless they come from approved […]

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Last Mile: Second Chances – XM’s New Show on Women’s Prison Reform

Last Mile: Second Chances is an exclusive new show that will air at 9.00 am ET on Sirius XM’s urban view channel 126. The show focuses on helping women transition from prison and start afresh. About the Host of Last Mile: Second Chances Topeka K. Sam justice reforms advocate will host the show. Topeka has served 3 […]

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Fox Hints At Bringing New Iteration of Prison Break to TV Screens

Fox executives have come up with an awesome idea for a new iteration of the hit TV series Prison Break. We have the details here. Is a New Iteration of Prison Break Coming Soon? Movie lovers may look forward to a new iteration of the series Prison Break again. This was revealed by Fox’s president […]

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Trump Develops ‘Bully Pulpit’ to Support After-Release Services to Fight Recidivism

Often, people leaving prisons after they’re released find life too difficult. This causes them to go back to their crime life and be arrested again (recidivism). Trump claims his Bully Pulpit will fix that. Donald Trump’s White House Deploys ‘Bully Pulpit’ President Trump deployed a bully pulpit which will help in turning released prisoners’ lives around. To […]

Inmate Care Packages
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NY Focuses on Making Inmate Care Packages Unaffordable for Prison Loved Ones

Care packages are a form of hope for family members send to their loved ones in prisons. Are New York’s inmate care packages affordable for prison families and other loved ones? These inmate packages simply remind the prisoners that they still have loved ones on the outside. They can consist of food or other goods. Are Inmate […]