Photos taken on July 4, 2017 during an extended tour of the Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario.
Prisoner Visiting Cells
Barb Wire Fence
Interior Court Yard… 46 more words
The Attorney General of the Republic, Tarek William Saab, during the presentation of his management report, extended to the National Constituent Assembly the proposal to… 108 more words
With the old downtown Albany jail becoming inadequate to house what were characterized as “the vilest dregs of society, the rakings of the gutter and the brothel, the profligate, and even the diseased,” Albany County resolved in 1843 to create a new style of penitentiary aimed at “moral reformation of the convict,” but one where “labor performed in the prison shall produce a sufficient income for its maintenance.” With a state law authorizing construction in 1844, the new institution was sited just a few blocks south of what would become Washington Park, bounded by South Knox Street, Myrtle Avenue, Lark Street and Leonard Place, in lovely country environs. 750 more words
Police are investigating after a fight at Stony Mountain Institution turned fatal.
Stonewall RCMP received a report of an fight at around 9 p.m. Sunday involving several inmates. 87 more words