Federal Prison Report

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Recently the Federal Bureau of Prisons released an update of their prison population, which included breakdowns of race, sex, sentences and offenses. Currently, there are 189,984 inmates in the United States federal prison system. The breakdown of the information is at times typical and yet surprising other times. Did you know that the average age […]


Federal Prison Report

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Recently the Federal Bureau of Prisons released an update of their prison population, which included breakdowns of race, sex, sentences and offenses. Currently, there are 189,984 inmates in the United States federal prison system. The breakdown of the information is at times typical and yet surprising other times. Did you know that the average age […]


Christian Psychotherapy For Convicts

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Repeated research studies have revealed that secular efforts at rehabilitation have been unsuccessful in preventing recidivism. Not one of the various approaches to psychological counseling has been able to demonstrate success statistically in helping inmates rehabilitate. Among nearly 300,000 prisoners released in 15 states in 1994, 67.5% were re-arrested within 3-years. A study of 1983 […]


Life After Prison

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When a person is convicted of a crime, it is understood that he will be getting some serious jail time. No matter what the offense is, they will still be definitely treated much less of a person when inside the big cage. Prisons are harsh and the guards tend to discipline the undisciplined by giving […]


Prison Break Coming Through The Gates Of Freedom

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A lot of people view prison negatively. For them, a prison is a hellish place where the guilty and those who are innocently accused of crimes are locked away to suffer the worst in life. There is rampant violations of human rights. A breeding ground for the worst social evils. The prison cells are usually […]


The Roles And Duties Of The Corrections Officer In The Criminal Justice Field

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What can you say or not say about corrections officers? This is a tough job that requires tough people. Guarding incarcerated criminals is not a job for the faint at heart. Simply put, a correction officer helps the criminal justice system oversee people that have been arrested, awaiting trial, or been convicted and sentenced to […]


Watch Prison Break Online

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Its not new news that people are flocking to the internet to watch the latest episodes of there favorite TV shows like prison break and saving thousands in the cost of DVDs. There are literally thousands of internet sites online that provide video streaming so you can watch the episodes whenever you like at your […]


Don T Get Arrested In Thailand

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Prison and Detention Center Conditions Prison conditions were poor and severely overcrowded. The prison population of approximately 168 thousand inmates was held in 139 prisons and detention centers designed for 111 thousand prisoners. Sleeping accommodations were insufficient. Medical care was inadequate and communicable diseases were widespread in some prisons. The number of full-time medical professionals […]


Flowers In Purgatory Gardens In Unlikely Places

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It’s not surprising that Tony Perez enjoys his time in the garden. “It’s wonderful … to watch it grow from nothing to something … ,” said Perez. “It allows you to get your mind thinking about what’s next in life.” It is surprising where the garden is located — in the Purgatory Correctional Facility in […]


The Passing Of Liu Zhirong

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Liu Zhirong was a 42-year-old schoolteacher at Tuanjie Elementary School in the Xifeng District of Qingyang City in China. He practiced meditation and aspired to embrace and manifest truthfulness, compassion and tolerance in his daily life. His life was brought to an end prematurely by those who did not have the same lofty ideals to […]


Imprisoned

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Lessons From a Prison Visit “A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, […]


Increase Your Self Esteem With This Easy Method

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Low Self Esteem is essentially a civil war. It is an internal battle between two belief systems that disagree. We often spot the struggle between these two in our behavior causing emotional torment. Another way to look at this is as a lack of integrity. Integrity means ‘wholeness’. It is when beliefs and actions are […]


True American Patriot

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A TRUE AMERICAN PATRIOT SPEAKS OUT By Bill Gallagher It ain’t fair, John Sinclair In the stir for breathing air. Won’t you care for John Sinclair In the stir for breathing air? — John Lennon, 1971. DETROIT — Those were the days of Nixonian madness — the hopeless war in Vietnam, the illegal invasion of […]


The Shawshank Redemption Dvd Review

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Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, The Shawshank Redemption amazingly failed to win a single Oscar. It’s amazing because it’s probably one of the top ten best films ever produced. Based on Stephen King’s short story ‘Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption,’ the film transcends the typical intellectually and spiritually bankrupt Hollywood entertainment […]


Oz Dvd Review

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Nominated for 2 Emmys, including Best Casting for a Series, Oz is widely regarded as one of the best prison dramas ever created. The brainchild of creator Tom Fontana (former writer for such hit TV shows as Homicide: Life On The Streets and St. Elsewhere), Oz was one of a number of a highly successful […]


If You Are Going To San Francisco

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One of the most vibrant and picturesque cities in the United States, San Francisco attracts a lot of tourists every year. San Francisco offers a significant number of cultural attractions and world famous landmarks, all in the surroundings of impressive natural beauty. The first settlement here was built in the end of the XVI century […]


Joe Arpaio For President

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Unless you live in Arizona there is a good chance you have never heard of Joe. He is a sheriff in Arizona. He was recently re-elected to his position in Maricopa County. Why do I think he should be President? Because he is actually trying to make a difference. He doesn’t care if he is […]


New Gate In New England Hard Time Connecticut Style

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The very 1st state prison in the United States was founded before there were states at all, let alone united ones. Connecticut’s New-Gate Prison, originally a copper mine, was began it’s role as a detention center in the fall of 1773 as the colony’s public “gaol” and workhouse. It was called New-Gate after the fearsome […]