Category Archives: Prisons

Inmate Labor

 Ulster County Jail’s work detail benefits participants, community http://www.ulsterpublishing.com/view/full_story/11441793/article–Inmate-Labor-Ulster-County-Jail%E2%80%99s-work-detail-benefits-participants–community-?instance=saugerties_right_column by David Gordon Hudson Valley Times February 17, 2011 slideshowWork banishes those three great evils, boredom, vice and poverty— Voltaire They paint buildings. They clear rubbish. They do light – and … Continue reading

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Calculating Recidivism Rates with the Push of a Button

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 Calculating Recidivism Rates with the Push of a Button Via change.org The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics has posted an online analysis tool that allows users to calculate recidivism rates for persons released from state prisons. … Continue reading

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Cell Phones in Prison

Serial Killer Charles Manson made cell phone calls, sent texts from jail: report BY NINA MANDELL DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Saturday, December 4th 2010, 4:00 AM Notorious murderer Charles Manson was caught yakking it up on a cell phone while … Continue reading

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