incarceration

Incarceration, rehabilitation, recidivism: The reality of prison life and what it's like to be an inmate locked up behind bars.

Rob Gordon10 months ago
Ten Famous Prison Breaks in History
It's amazing to see what prisoners go through and the creative plans they come up with to escape. Very few succeed, let alone live to tell the story. But those who do survive and succeed are part of a...
Gerald Oppugne10 months ago
Famous Violent Criminals Getting Released from Prison in 2018
From gangster rappers to serial rapists, the list of criminals getting released in 2018 isn't as stagnant as some might assume. Many of the names listed below reached the terms of their parole, or are...
Ben Kharakha year ago
10 Ways Prisoners Use the Internet
Access to the internet has become so crucial to maintaining social ties and education that many consider it a utility and even a human right. There’s a push, then, to empower the most vulnerable and d...
Anna Flahertya year ago
An Evaluation on the Life of Jon Venables
Did his decisions trap him or was he trapped long before that? 1993. That is the year that Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, who were classmates at St. Mary's Church of England school, killed James Bu...
Natalie Jenkinsa year ago
A Former Officer and a Former Inmate: Who's Actually the Bad Guy?
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND – What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “police”? You might recall the most recent incident of police brutality that was shared on every so...
The Cafe Run By Prison Inmates
*Location and area not disclosed* Am I right in saying that some people might hear ‘cafe run by prison inmates’ and might be inclined to RUN FOR THE HILLS? I must admit, before I set foot into this ve...
Kylee Darryla year ago
When I Wore Blues, Pt III
Part III Once I arrived at the medical department, it took about an hour for me to see the doctor because she was out to lunch. Once I saw the doctor, the nurses needed to give me an IV to get saline ...
Westley Twentea year ago
Don't Let Your Future Die
It is 1:45 in the morning on a Wednesday. I spend countless hours peering through several articles and forums trying to find a way towards something better in my life, googling topic after topic just ...
Famous Criminals That Were Murdered in Prison
Once a criminal gets thrown into jail for a crime they've committed, you know they're staying behind bars for a few months or even a couple of years, depending on what crime they've done. There are al...
Louis L Reeda year ago
Black Robes, White Justice
The Supposition America. Home of the brave. Land of the free. Society of redemption. These are the principles that, in theory, we idealize and symbolize in our salute to Old Glory. We posture to be a ...
C.C. Curtisa year ago
The Worst Prison Riots of All Time
Prison riots don't just happen out of no where, there's almost always a reason for them. It could be that the inmates weren't being treated right, unfair regulations, lack of food, or anything else th...
Kylee Darryla year ago
When I Wore Blues
I was 25-years-old when I was arrested. Before that, I grew up a normal life as Kylee Darryl. My parents, Carla and Don, divorced when I was eight-years-old. I moved eight times by the time I entered ...
Otis Colona year ago
Is It the Mold in the Apartment That Caused a Nonagenarian Woman's Eviction?
Juanita Fitzgerald, a 93-year-old woman, living in the care home of National Church Residences in Lake County, Florida, was arrested on Tuesday (December 12th) and spent two nights in jail before her ...
Anony Mousa year ago
The Gut-Wrenching & Utterly Heartbreaking Story of Kalief Browder
Nowadays, the topic of conversation always seems to be what the best shows are to watch on Netflix, whether it be Riverdale, Orange is the New Black, or the newest season of Stranger Things... but in ...
Anna Olveraa year ago
The 25 Most Unimaginable Torture Devices
During Medieval Times, mainly nobles and royalty had pretty much power over men and society at large. Although when it came to "justice" it wasn't any different. Most people with low resources such as...
Kayla Reinharta year ago
Arrested
I was always taught to never do anything bad in life. My mother took me to church every Saturday and if we skipped Saturday we went on Sunday. I never wanted to let down my family, friends, and cowork...
Zach portera year ago
Modern Slavery
The Arkansas Department of Corrections (ADC) is an entirely corrupt system. Inmates are treated in a way eerily reminiscent of the way slaves were treated not so long ago. The judicial system's main f...
Maidstone Gaol Break 1765
Today, Maidstone is the County Town of Kent — as it was in 1765 when one of Britain’s worst ever gaol breaks occurred in the town. In 1765, Maidstone was a busy market town, renowned for its bustling ...