Prisons

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Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City - Would make a great field trip:)

Always wanted to tour Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP, "The Walls") Jefferson City, MO. Served MO for 168 years, now decommissioned. Lots of interesting history here.

Prison - Many modern prisons are surrounded by a perimeter of high walls, razor wire or barbed wire, motion sensors and guard towers in order to prevent prisoners from escaping

States Guarantee High Prison Populations for Private Prison Industry’s Profits

Joliet Prison

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old joliet prison photos We used to live by this prison when I was a little kid, My dad would say gurads were in the towers with guns.

Joliet Prison, Joliet, IL and 9 other Top things to do near Chicagoland (incl.

An amazing documentary - Angola Prison inmate in ‘Serving Life’ on OWN.

TV: In ‘Serving Life,’ prisoners discover the meaning of death

ADX Florence, Colorado United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility in Florence, Colorado, is the federal government’s premier super-max prison, and one of the worst prisons in the world. Inmates are held in their cells for 23 hours a day. They have no interaction with other prisoners and limited interaction with guards. Inmates never spend more than one hour of every 24 outdoors

How a 1983 Murder Created America's Terrible Supermax-Prison Culture

About the Salem Jail:  "The original portion of the granite jail and the Federal period Jailer’s House were constructed in 1811-1813. The granite jail was substantially enlarged in 1884-1885 including the addition of the octagonal cupolas. According to Bryant Tolles, Architecture in Salem, the Salem Jail was one of the oldest correctional facilities in the country still fulfilling its original function until it was vacated in 1991.

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Vladimir Central Prison, Russia Built 1783, became infamous for housing political prisoners during the Soviet Union era. the overcrowded and disease-infested prison is known for the sadistic abuse that the inmates receive from the guards. Prisoners are forced out of their cells, ordered to put their hands on the wall and given beatings so severe that they have to be dragged back to their cells, while others result in deaths. As if this isn’t enough, they are also ordered to beat each other.

25 Most Brutal Prisons In The World

Vladimir Central Prison, Russia: Built in it was infamous for housing Soviet Union political prisoners. It was common for brutal beatings to occur here, some ending in deaths. The prisoners were also ordered to beat each other.

Chethams Library, Manchester (UK).

Librophiliac Love Letter: Revised Edition

A guard tower looms over the correctional complex on State Road in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s administration has been talking about demolishing one of the city’s prisons since his first term.

Butyrka Prison, Moscow, Russia. The largest central transit prison of Moscow is known for its brutality. It held 20,000 inmates during the Great Purge and thousands of them were executed after investigations

25 Most Brutal Prisons In The World

The largest central transit prison of Moscow is known for its brutality. It held inmates during the Great Purge and thousands of them were executed after investigations

This latter provision of Section 2, however, proved damaging to black freedom—political and otherwise. Almost overnight, white southerners b...

How Prisons Change the Balance of Power in America

The NSA-DEA police state tango - This week's DEA bombshell shows us how the drug war and the terror war have poisoned our justice system.

The “Legacy of Slavery” Comes to the Smithsonian with Angola Prison Guard Tower Donation

The “Legacy of Slavery” Comes to the Smithsonian with Angola Prison Guard Tower Donation

The new National African American Museum for History and Culture has acquired two relics of the Angola penitentiary in Louisiana, which has historical roots in slavery.

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