Body Cameras & Full Body Scanners by Christopher

For years I’ve communicated with prisoners at facilities across the nation often hearing about changes happening within their institutions. About 20 months ago a few Eastern and Western states began adopting body cameras within the institutions to be worn by the custody staff. The public knows these staff as the guards.

I knew this effort would soon come to my state because the narrative of corrections is successfully influenced by a handful of for profit organizations. These organizations have effective lobbying arms, and the end results are state corrections departments spending tax payer money on products that often aren’t needed. There’s an ongoing narrative pushed by these for profit

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Michelle Tierney

   Forward By Christopher

In today’s guest written post you’re going to discover how one state is handling the issue of transgender inmates. It’s also about how the state legislature has passed laws and created policies that have created an unsafe atmosphere at the state’s women’s prison, both for the staff and for

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Please Forgive Me forward by Felicia essay by JC




Every choice made can change your direction, and it’s easy to end up going down the wrong path. Most of us don’t realize this until cold steel clasps your wrists and you’re being read your rights and haoff to jail

I’ve come across many people in prison refusing totake responsibility for their actions. After years of being incarcerated, they’re still pointing the finger at everyone but themselves. To be honest, for most here that moment of taking responsibility never comes.

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It’s Okay For You To Be Mad by Christopher

I know that some of you reading this are upset at your incarcerated loved one, struggling with feelings of anger because your loved one doesn’t seem to understand the pain and suffering he or she has inflicted. Worse, your loved one only seems to care about himself. These feelings are common, and I’m here to tell you that it’s okay to be mad.

I’ve received emails from readers telling me about their struggles. I’ve had long threads with readers as they vented and as I listened. There are mothers and wives who are at wits end, who don’t know what else to do, left at home to hold

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