Penology (from the Latin poena, "punishment" and the Greek suffix -logia, "study of") is a section of criminology that deals with the philosophy and practice of various societies in their attempts to...
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This Brazilian jail gives prisoners the keys to their cells
Prisoners have to study, work and pursue a hobby every day. Read more: #wefimpact
North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier returns home. Tucker visits his family in Ohio.
Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
Penny Lane: Gitmo's other secret CIA facility
WASHINGTON (AP) — A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret. A dirt road win...
10 Ways to Adapt to Prison
Say less. When in doubt, say nothing at all. Listening, really listening, will educate you to the lingo and to what’s happening around you.
NKVD - Stalin's Secret Police
When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, Russians gained unprecedented access to the KGB archives. This documentary series, produced in 1991-92 by Russian filmmak...
Ramen Is Displacing Tobacco As Most Popular US Prison Currency, Study Finds
Cost-cutting measures by private facilities have led to subpar food quality and fewer meals, making noodles a commodity that trades well above its value
What Times Square Looks Like to a Time Traveler from 1971 - Times Square & Theater District
After 44 years in prison, Otis Johnson wasn't ready for the world of electronic billboards and smartphones he found in Times Square. "I ain't never seen nothing like this before," Johnson said of the...
Gift From Behind Bars Is Changing Autistic Boy's Life
How a prisoner helped a little boy in need.
Drone drops drugs in Ohio prison yard, sparking inmate fight
Drone allegedly dropped a quarter of an ounce of heroin, over 2 ounces of marijuana and more than 5 ounces of tobacco
WWI: The Tragic Moment A Man Was Ordered To Kill His Best Friend
Private Jimmy Smith joined the British army to fight and protect his country. But after fighting gallantly at Gallipoli Campaign in 1915 and the Battle of the Somme during the First World War, his own...
Prison reform
Prison reform is the attempt to improve conditions inside prisons, establish a more effective penal system, or implement alternatives to incarceration.
Prisons have only been used as the primary p...
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Prisoner abuse
Prisoner abuse is the mistreatment of persons while they are under arrest or incarcerated, therefore deprived of the right of self-defense against acting authorities and generally defenseless in actua...
Prisoner abuse - Wikipedia
A correctional facility, prison, gaol (England), or jail is a facility in which inmates are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state as a form of punishment....
Punishment is the authoritative imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, in response to a particular action or behaviour that is deemed unacceptable or threatenin...
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Sentence (law)
A sentence is a decree of punishment. In law, a sentence forms the final explicit act of a judge-ruled process, and also the symbolic principal act connected to his function. The sentence can generall...
Rehabilitation (penology)
Rehabilitation is the re-integration into society of a convicted person and the main objective of modern penal policy, to counter habitual offending, also known as criminal recidivism.Alternatives to ...