Mississippi Prison on Lockdown After Riot Breaksout in 2012
Prison Lockdowns Prison Visits & Issues

Mississippi Prisons on Lockdown: Visitations Canceled At This Time

Citing security concerns, the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) announced it would be locking down all state prisons. The prison lockdown took effect on Friday and would last throughout the weekend. It caused the state facilities to cancel all visits at Mississippi state prisons. This decision certainly affects prison inmates and their loved ones hoping to Read More…

Better parent-child interaction within the prison systems is the LR198 study.
Prison Visits & Issues

Visitation cut at Florida state prisons among public uproar

Visitation at all state prisons has been curtailed. The Florida Department of Correction (FDC) has taken this drastic step citing it on: Staff shortages and Safety concerns The Agency says that the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and cellphones into state prisons is on the rise. The officers said the smuggling of these items threatens the Read More…

Prison Tourists Visit Cabarrus Correctional Center
Prison Tours

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 Read More…

Abuse at Wisconsin Youth Prison prompts concerns and lawsuits.
Celebrity Prison Visits & Causes Prison System Issues School to Prison Pipeline

Fox 11 Tours Wisconsin Youth Prison to Find Out the Progress

Just recently, the troubled Wisconsin Youth Prison known as Lincoln Hills School welcomed a few members of the Fox 11 media for a tour. However, no cameras were allowed inside. The visit aimed to find out about the changes being put in place to improve the conditions for the inmates and staffers. This troubled youth Read More…

Prison Families & Loved Ones Prison Kids Prison Visits & Issues

Replacing In-Person Prison Visits with Video Calls: Violation of Inmates’ Legal Rights?

Several state prisons across the US are replacing in-person prison visits with video conferencing only. Now, people are questioning the legality of it. Is this a violation of the prisoners’ legal rights. The question is whether forcing prison inmates to use video calls as means of prison visits, which is expensive to their prison loved Read More…

Prison Suicide: Richard Tavera pictured with two kids in a family photo.
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Facts to Consider: Why Is Suicide On the Rise Among Georgia Prison Inmates?

Why is there such a spike in suicide rates in Georgia prisons? And why are many inmates in solitary confinements killing themselves? Georgia Prison Suicides Surpasses National Average As at November 9th, 13 inmates in Georgian state prisons had committed suicide in 2017 alone. One of them was on death row and two others were Read More…

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Keeping in Touch Prison Phone Calls Prison Visits & Issues

Wicked Practices: Replacing Prison Visits with Expensive Video Conferencing

It’s unbearable when your loved one is thrown into prison for a minor infraction. But, it’s just evil when the institution bars you from visiting them. Many prison video conferencing companies charge exorbitant fees to allow you speak to inmates via video screens. It’s is even more wicked when the prison facility forces you to Read More…