More Than Half of All Prison And Jail Inmates Have Mental Health Problems
A study, reported on back in 2006, showed: “more than half of all prison and jail inmates have mental health problems, including 56 percent of state prisoners, 45 percent of federal prisoners and 64 percent of local jail inmates, were found...
Music and the Brain: Music, Criminal Behavior, and Crime Prevention
A fascinating discussion of the use of classical music by law enforcement and other cultural institutions as social control, to quell and prevent crime. Thei...
Solitary Confinement | Solitary Confinement .Org | England
With the exception of the death penalty, solitary confinement is the most extreme sanction which may be legally imposed on prisoners. This website is dedicated to examining the practice of solitary confinement in its various forms.
OP-ED: Solitary Confinement: A Mother’s Perspective - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
California Prisons Begin 'Use-of-Force' Reforms for Mentally Ill Inmates | KQED
By Julie Small The number of inmates with mild to severe mental illness has grown to 37,000 in California, about a quarter of the prison population. A series of lawsuits brought by inmates against the state over the last two decades has exposed a correctional system poorly equipped to handle their extraordinary needs. Now California