Prison Suicide: Richard Tavera pictured with two kids in a family photo.
Prison Suicides & Deaths Prison Visitor Transportation

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…

Coweta County Prison's Very 1st Reentry Program Class Graduation
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Georgia Prison Helps Overcome Recidivism through Reentry Classes

Former prison inmates have hard times securing jobs on the outside. Reentry classes help overcome recidivism by preparing them for financial security. Not being able to make a living to support themselves and their families is a major problem. It forces many ex-inmates to go back to crimes. Then they get caught again and land Read More…

Prison Suicide: Richard Tavera pictured with two kids in a family photo.
Prison Suicides & Deaths Videos & Audios

Must See: Surveillance Video Shows Richard Tavera Hung Himself While Prison Guards Watched

Richard Tavera was sentenced to three years in prison by a Georgia judge. Surveillance footage reveals that four correctional officers stood by a watched as he hung himself. These videos are being used as evidence against the prison guards. It’s proof that they didn’t intervene in December 2014 when the 24-year-old Georgia inmate took his Read More…

A woman married her fiance in prison. They could only exchange rings through a small slot.
Prison Love Prison Wives/Girlfriends

Woman Married Her Fiance in Prison, Now Their Future Together Is Uncertain

Monday, SPL Center reported on a touching story of a woman who married her fiance in prison. But, something threatens to keep them apart when he’s released. It is not everyday one reads a prison love story that touches the heart. But, there is one on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) website that really Read More…

Prison System Issues

US Seizes Key Execution Drug in Georgia!

ATLANTA — The Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed Tuesday that the agency seized the state of Georgia’s supply of a key execution drug because of questions about how the stockpile was imported to the U.S. DEA spokesman Chuvalo Truesdell said he didn’t know if other states’ supplies of sodium thiopental were being collected. The seizure comes less Read More…