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Federal Prisons

Federal prisons in the United States are institutions that house individuals who have been convicted of federal crimes. These facilities are run by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and can be found throughout the country. The purpose of these prisons is to provide a safe and secure environment for inmates while they serve their sentences. …

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Military Prisons in America

Military prisons in America are institutions that house military personnel who have committed crimes or violated military laws. These facilities serve as a disciplinary measure and aim to reform the individuals while protecting society. The prisoners in these establishments have typically broken the law, often through acts of violence or misconduct. They may have endangered …

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US Secret Prisons

Have you ever heard of a secret prison system? It exists right here in the United States. U.S. secret prisons are places where people are kept and interrogated without being charged with a crime or having access to legal representation. Unfortunately, these secret prisons are extremely difficult to uncover. They may exist in remote locations, …

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Prisoner Reentry

Overall, Prisoner Reentry is a difficult process that can lead to a wide range of challenges. Prisoners may have difficulty finding work, housing, and mental health services upon release from prison. In addition, they are often stigmatized by a society which can make it hard for them to reintegrate into their local community and lead …

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Underserved Communities

Underserved Communities and Crime There is a strong link between underserved communities and crime. Crime rates are significantly higher in areas where there is a lack of resources and opportunities. This can be seen in both urban and rural areas. In underserved communities, people often turn to crime out of desperation. They may feel that …

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Children in Adult Prisons

At present, the American criminal justice system exposes many underage individuals to additional risks by placing them in adult prisons. Jails and prisons are dangerous places for anybody, but especially for children and teens. Tens of thousands of children, mostly teens, are prosecuted as adults every year, and some serve out their sentences in prisons …

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Criminal Records Expungement

Most states in the United States allow for the expungement of criminal records under certain circumstances. Expungement is a process whereby a criminal record is sealed or destroyed, making it unavailable to the public. Expungement can be an important tool for people who have been convicted of a crime and are seeking to move on …

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Violence in American Prisons

While violence has been declining in society at large, it remains a serious problem in American prisons. In 2015, there were over 740 reported assaults per 100,000 inmates in state and federal prisons, and the number of homicides was nearly double that. The majority of prison violence is perpetrated by gangs. Gangs are often involved …

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