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FAMM - Using Time to Reduce Crime, 2017 USING TIME TO REDUCE CRIME: Federal Prisoner Survey Results Show Ways to Reduce Recidivism By Kevin Ring and Molly Gill JUNE 2017 AUTHORS Kevin A. Ring President Families Against Mandatory Minimums Molly Gill Director of Federal Legislative Affairs Families Against Mandatory Minimums ...
Increased Access to Higher Education Programs for California Prisoners by Christopher Zoukis Some California prisoners, including those confined at the notorious Pelican Bay supermax, are enjoying access to higher education courses provided by the state’s community colleges. A 2014 law eliminated the requirement that all classes taught by community colleges ...
Dear Librarian: Filling the Information Gap for Prisoners with No Internet Access by Christopher Zoukis For most Americans, life without Google or Wikipedia would be quite different, and living without Internet access probably unimaginable. One might ask, “How would I obtain the information I need to live my life?” Yet ...
Correctional Education as a Crime Control Program, Bazos and Hausman, 2004 Correctional Education as a Crime Control Program by Audrey Bazos and Jessica Hausman UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research Department of Policy Studies March, 2004 TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary 2 Introduction 3 Correctional Education 3 Incarceration ...
Article • November 8, 2016 • from PLN November, 2016
Company Offers Educational Tablets to Prisoners, with Mixed Results by Matthew Clarke A new educational product offered by a private company is being provided to prisoners in an increasing number of the nation’s jails – computer tablets supplied by Chicago-based Edovo (a name derived from “Education Over Obstacles”). Edovo tablets ...
Article • November 8, 2016 • from PLN November, 2016
Pennsylvania: Former Cop Indefinitely Jailed for Failure to Supply Passwords by In March 2015, former Philadelphia police sergeant Francis Rawls, 37, was identified as a suspect in a child porno­graphy ring. As part of the investigation, Delaware County authorities confiscated several electronic devices from Rawls’ home and requested that he ...
Courts Divided on Confidentiality of Attorney-Prisoner Email by Derek Gilna The fact that prosecutors and corrections officials read emails between prisoners and their lawyers comes as no surprise to most defense attorneys, many of whom find it ironic that the very public officials paid to enforce the laws do not ...
Article • March 7, 2016
Filed under: Computers, First Amendment
California Prisons Are Deleting Records of Social Media Censorship by Dave Maass By Dave Maass Facebook Rightfully Questions Claims That California Inmates Are Banned from Having a Social Media Presence Up until last spring, Facebook had maintained a semi-secret channel for corrections facilities to file "Inmate Takedown" requests. A prison official could ...
Article • February 29, 2016 • from PLN March, 2016
New Mexico Corrections Department Bans Prisoner Social Media, Pen Pal Postings by Mark Wilson New Mexico prison officials are enforcing a rule that prohibits prisoners from maintaining online profiles, such as social media pages or web-based pen pal ads, including through third parties. Prisoners who violate the rule are subject ...
Article • February 29, 2016 • from PLN March, 2016
Prison Policy Initiative Releases Report on Email Services for Prisoners by Derek Gilna The non-profit, Massachusetts-based Prison Policy Initiative (PPI) has released a comprehensive study on communication options for prisoners, focusing on email services while also citing issues related to phone calls, visitation and postal mail. According to the January ...
Publication • February 11, 2016
Filed under: Computers
Procedures to Take Down an Active Inmates Facebook Account, CA DOC, 2014 facebook Procedures to Take Down an Active Inmates Facebook Account September 2014 Steps to take to locate, verify, record, report, takedown, follow up, and document inmate facebook pages. Office of Victim & Survivor Rights & Services [ 1-877-256-6877 ...
Publication • February 11, 2016
Filed under: Computers, Mail
You've Got Mail - Promise of Cyber Communication in Prisons, PPI, 2016 9/56%
Article • January 1, 2016 • from PLN January, 2016
Filed under: Prison Labor, Food, Computers
Oklahoma Prisoners Develop Software which Could Save the State Millions by Christopher Zoukis Oklahoma legislators have estimated the state could save upwards of $20 million annually if a computer software program developed by two prisoners at the medium-security Joseph Harp Correctional Center is expanded statewide. Authorities said the facility began ...
Article • August 1, 2015 • from PLN August, 2015
Inside the Shadowy Business of Prison Phone Calls by Eric Markowitz Inside the Shadowy Business of Prison Phone Calls An IBTimes investigation into the secretive world of selling phone calls to prisoners and their families. by Eric Markowitz Joanne Jones, an occupational therapist from Warwick, Rhode Island, has made an ...
Article • July 7, 2015 • from PLN July, 2015
Filed under: Computers, Money/Property
Companies Pitch Tablets for Prisoners to Maintain Family Ties, Aid in Reentry ... and Generate Profit by Derek Gilna Companies Pitch Tablets for Prisoners to Maintain Family Ties, Aid in Reentry ... and Generate Profit by Derek Gilna The Pennsylvania DOC is joining a small number of state prison systems ...
Article • June 3, 2015 • from PLN June, 2015
Feds and Tennessee Officials Investigate Prisoners Using Facebook by David Reutter Feds and Tennessee Officials Investigate Prisoners Using Facebook by David Reutter The Bureau of Prisons is investigating two prisoners who were discovered using Facebook to “broadcast live” from a federal facility in Atlanta, where they are serving time on ...
The Hidden Cost of JPay's Prison Email Service by Dave Maass The Hidden Cost of JPay's Prison Email Service By Dave Maass Update May 8, 2015: JPay has changed its terms of service and will no longer claim intellectual property rights over correspondence.  JPay, a company that provides digital communications ...
Article • March 5, 2015 • from PLN March, 2015
Screening Out Family Time: The For-Profit Video Visitation Industry in Prisons and Jails by Bernadette Rabuy Screening Out Family Time: The For-Profit Video Visitation Industry in Prisons and Jails by Bernadette Rabuy and Peter Wagner Every Thursday, Lisa* logs on to her computer and spends $10 to chat for half ...
Article • January 13, 2015
Filed under: Computers
Cook County Prisoners Duel Russian Prisoners in Online Chess by Derek Gilna Cook County, IL, Prisoners Duel Russian Prisoners in Online Chess by Derek Gilna County jail can be a pretty grim place, especially Cook County Jail, one of the largest and most dangerous in the country. However, at least ...
Article • January 12, 2015
Filed under: Guard Misconduct, Computers
Internet Pornographer Operates Business from Detroit Jail Cell by Matthew Clarke Internet Pornographer Operates Business from Detroit Jail Cell by Matt Clarke For over a year and a half, Francis A. Sharrak, 45, managed his multimillion-dollar Internet pornography and strip club business from a downtown Detroit VIP isolation jail cell ...
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