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Be Angry And Destroy Things

This is your not-often-enough reminder that you should all be following Charles Davis. He writes about important stuff, in a way that’s both easy to read and alarmingly effective at slapping you directly in the face with the fucked-up-ness of what he’s describing. 130 more words


Solitary Confinement: A Step Towards the Wrong Direction

Envision being trapped inside a 6 x 9 compacted cell with no clocks or windows, the only companion being four dreary gray walls, a solid-steel door, and a trembling fluorescent light that was kept on twenty-four hours a day for weeks or even years. 1,392 more words

High Schoolers Investigate Murder Scene In Northwest Georgia / Georgia Northwestern, NW Whitfield Team Up

(Rock Spring, GA) – Several dozen soon-to-be graduates from Whitfield County’s Northwest Whitfield High School got a first-hand taste of the Criminal Justice program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College on the Walker County Campus in Rock Spring, Georgia. 124 more words

Should Life Mean Life?

Many important questions in society lie in the criminal justice system.  I believe that questioning the purpose of prison is one of the most poignant questions.  191 more words

The First Page Presents, author Steven Manchester and "Pressed Pennies"


After returning home from a difficult tour of duty in Operation Desert Storm in 1991, I stepped back behind the walls of a Massachusetts penitentiary where I battled each day as a prison investigator. 547 more words

Susan Wingate Writing

FVTC president responds to controversy over body farm

From postcrescent.com: “FVTC President Dr. Susan May: It’s time to put ‘body farm’ to rest” — You may have seen the flurry of media recently regarding a forensic training field at our Public Safety Training Center. 539 more words

Technical College

Repeal "Stand Your Ground" or expand it?: HB 826 v. HB 235

Two bills currently being debated in the Louisiana Legislature seek to address the state’s “stand your ground” laws to permit use of force and homicide under certain circumstances: one seeks to expand them, and the other seeks to repeal them. 601 more words