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National Institute of Corrections (NIC)     View
The NIC is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, that "provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agenci ...

Prisons in the UK     View
Collection of news and features about the prison system in the United Kingdom. Includes a timeline of prisons in the U.K., data about prison populations, and materials about topics such as women's prison closures, prison overcrowding, and the possibi ...

The Wretched Prison Ships     View
Article about how "more Americans died in British prison ships in New York Harbor than in all the battles of the Revolutionary War." Describes conditions on "these floating prisons anchored in Wallabout Bay on the East River for most o ...,0,6698945.story

Federal Bureau of Prisons     View
Locate federal prisons nationwide; learn how to locate inmates; and check prison employment opportunities. Find statistical information on institutions and inmates, including a weekly population report by institution, and inmate breakdowns by age, ra ...

World Prison Population List     View
This report, available only in PDF format, "gives details of the number of prisoners held in some 200 independent countries and dependent territories. It shows the differences in the level of imprisonment across the world and makes possible an estima ...

Prison Town, USA     View
Companion website to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) P.O.V. documentary that "tells the story of Susanville, California, one small town that tries to resuscitate its economy by building a prison -- with unanticipated consequences." Incl ...

Housing Inmates Out-of-State     View
Details about a 2006-2007 prisoner relocation program that was instituted "in response to Governor Schwarzenegger's state of emergency proclamation to immediately ease severe overcrowding in California prisons." Includes an FAQ, images of f ...

California Office of the Inspector General     View
"The Office of the Inspector General investigates allegations of misconduct on the part of state correctional agencies and conducts audits of correctional agency institutions and programs." The site provides a toll-free hot line and information about ...

Children of Prisoners Library (CPL)     View
"More than one in forty children in the United States has a parent in prison. ... [This site] provides free information sheets designed for people serving children of prisoners and their caregivers." Features pamphlets on topics such as vis ...

Working With Children With Parents in Prison     View
Tips from 2002 for those who work with children who have incarcerated parents. Topics include child reactions to parental incarceration, prison visitation basics, reunifying families after parental incarceration, and understanding and supporting fost ...



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