Category: Incarceration

Prison Commissary Order Forms

Prison Commissary Order Forms   When a loved one goes to prison families have many questions and they usually start or end with these three: What do prisons actually provide? What’s available in the prison commissary? Why is my loved one’s prison commissary account always out of money? The answer to the first question is […]

Life Without Parole

Life Without Parole   Our newest page is about life without parole.   Life without parole (LWOP) is something no family wants to hear at sentencing. It is a heart breaking event. The article was written by a LWOP inmate in the California corrections system. He has some interesting insights and suggestions for families of loved […]

Ohio women prison population exploding

Drug-related crimes in rural counties fuel rise in women prison population As reported on the Brucyrus Telegraph Forum:   8/3/2014 Last month, Ohio set a record for the number of women behind bars, and drugs are to blame, officials said. State prisons director Gary Mohr said he is alarmed by the increasing number of women […]

Ex-Inmate Sues Prison for Negligence

Ex-Inmate Sues Prison for Negligence   By Amanda Seitz, Journal-News, Hamilton, Ohio McClatchy-Tribune Information Services Aug. 01–LEBANON — A former prison inmate has been awarded $10,000 after settling a personal injury lawsuit, stemming from a 2010 incident at the Lebanon Correctional Institution. Christopher Jackson said he was struck and run over by a state vehicle, […]

Second Fine Against Prison Food Vendor

Second Fine Against Prison Food Vendor   As reported by from the Associated Press feed of July 30, 2014: COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight […]