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Use Of Mandatory Overtime Prompts Concerns At Women's Prison

YPSILANTI (WWJ/AP) – The use of mandatory overtime amid a shortage of female corrections officers has prompted concerns at a women’s prison near Ypsilanti.

Mandatory overtime has heightened stress at Huron Valley Correctional Facility and pushed some officers to quit,  130 more words


Prison Memoirs: Twelve Months in Tothill Fields Prison.

On the 28th March 1881 Susan Willis Fletcher was found guilty of obtaining a quantity of jewellery by means of deception and fraud, through the practise of spiritualism. 584 more words

Prisons in the press - 29 April

Books, deaths and inmates earning Duke of Edinburgh awards

Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news. 679 more words


Hush, Little Bird: Nicole Trope

Hush, Little Bird from Australian author Nicole Trope brings together two vastly different narrative voices that are tied together by place (a low security women’s prison) and their shared pasts. 521 more words


Orange is the New Black ~ Piper Kerman

Date Completed: 3/19/16

Rating: 5/10

I have to preface this by saying I watch the show. So when my roommate had to read this book for her class, I thought it would be a great idea to check out the audio book from the library and listen to it together on our road trip. 343 more words

Book Review

God's Spirit at work in women's prison

If number of tears shed is an indication, Divine Hope’s summer study center at Rockville Correctional Facility was a huge success. Tears sprang to eyes as women inmates shared heartbreaking concerns. 985 more words

CR Article

Florida's Brutal Gulag For Women: Rats, bugs and ‘natural’ deaths

County health inspection records show that over the past two years, the prison kitchens have at times been plagued by rats, roaches and flies. Mechanical dishwashers didn’t operate properly. 82 more words

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