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"Girls Incarcerated": Season One Review

“Girls Incarcerated” is a Netflix original documentary, released March 2. The documentary follows young girls who are incarcerated in an Indiana juvenile correctional facility known as Madison. 515 more words

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Where Flowers Grow in Concrete

As fun and rewarding as seeing my words in print can be, I’m missing the creativity of soulful writing and the joy of interacting with all of you. 925 more words

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Inmate, 49, dies at Shediac jail in New Brunswick

An inmate has died at the Southeast Regional Correctional Centre in Shediac, N.B.

The 49-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell on Thursday night. 127 more words


Fire marshal's report raises questions about Shediac jail fire

All eyes were on the Shediac Jail last fall as more than 160 inmates had to be relocated after a fire broke out on a second-floor terrace in the prison. 363 more words


Reports of excessive force by Edmonton Remand Centre staff investigated after hunger strike ends

Allegations of excessive force used by staff at the Edmonton Remand Centre are being looked into by Alberta Justice, according to a ministry spokesperson. They also confirmed a three-day hunger strike at the prison — which at one point involved 55 inmates — has ended. 311 more words


Study of inmate deaths reveal 'torturous' use of Tasers at prisons across the U.S.

COLUMBUS, OH – Corporal Matthew Stice pointed his Taser at Martini Smith’s bare chest.

Smith was 20 years old, pregnant and stripped nearly naked, standing in a cell in the Franklin County jail in Columbus, Ohio. 3,999 more words


Shediac jail inmates put up in trailers while main facility repaired after fire

Inmates at a New Brunswick jail where a fire broke out last month are temporarily being housed in trailers, while parts of the main building are being rebuilt. 201 more words