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Family Supports Incarcerated Daughter

By Editor / 07/21/2018 / 0 Comments

Family Support for Incarcerated Daughter

A couple of years ago our daughter did get out, and nobody wanted to even recognize her because she was a felon…and that’s a shame.


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Today I’m here today with a couple who had an incarcerated daughter.[Read More...]

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Step-Daughter Incarcerated

By Editor / 05/20/2018 / 0 Comments

Step-daughter in and out of prison

When somebody goes into prison, it affects the whole family.


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Today I’m here with Annabel who has a step-daughter that was in and out of the prison system for many years.[Read More...]

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Prison News Roundup

Prison News Roundup

By Editor / 04/10/2016 / 0 Comments

 Prison News Roundup

Prison News Roundup

Texas incarceration rate higher than Russia and Iran

A Texas House candidate from Austin has promised to focus on youth initiatives to keep young people out of the criminal justice system, citing the high incarceration rate in Texas.… [Read More...]

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Norway Prison vs. US Prisons

Michael Moore’s Portrayal of Norway Prison vs. My 15-to-Life Sentence in the U.S.

By Editor / 02/28/2016 / 2 Comments

Norway Prison vs. US PrisonsWhat do a Norway prison and Portugal prison provide to their inmates that a US prison does not?

In Michael Moore’s new documentary, “Where to Invade Next,” he explores what it could be like if the U.S. implemented new ideas and policies that are currently utilized in other countries and uses a Norway prison and a Portugal prison as an example. … [Read More...]

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Perspective of a visitor and an inmate

Prison Experience as a Visitor and Inmate

By Editor / 02/15/2016 / 0 Comments

prison perspective of a visitor

Visiting Prison from the Outside and Inside as a Visitor and Inmate

Prison Perspective as a Visitor

I went to visit a friend of mine in prison.  I am a white guy and visited a black friend at a prison.  It was weird because it seemed that the guards had a problem with a white guy visiting a black friend.  … [Read More...]

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Rights and Privileges Inmates Have

Some Rights and Privileges Inmates Have and Lose when Incarcerated

By Editor / 06/29/2015 / 1 Comment

Rights and Privileges Inmates Have (and Lose)

rRights and Privileges Inmates HaveAs a past correctional officer in California I thought it would be important for people to know about some of the rights and privileges their loved one have and lose when incarcerated.

When someone is incarcerated, they will give up many of their freedoms that they enjoyed before going to prison such as:

  1. Using the restroom in private
  2. Being able to eat when you want to
  3. Being able to have the right to choose who you will live with
  4. Being able to pull blankets over your head when you’re sleeping
  5. Being able to know certain procedures and/or policies regarding the protocol of the prison system

When I was there, some of the privileges that inmates enjoyed in a California prison system were the right to receive packages from loved ones.… [Read More...]

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