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Articles and Statistics about Prison


Questions About Common Topics

We respond to thousands of questions each week about a variety of prison topics. Although we try to address as many as possible in our FAQ section, some are worthy of a more robust discussion. Here we share articles about topics that can't be fully addressed with a frequently asked question. We have many more articles in the works and will add them here.


List of Topics

This list is organized alphabetically by topic. We address prison life, prison statistics, and general information about inmates. You may also find more topics covered in our forum where you can connect with others who share a similar interest.


CorrLinks - Everything you ever wanted to know about CorrLinks.

Crime Prevention - Learn how to stay safe and report criminal activity.

Death Penalty - Background on the death penalty and its use today.

GettingOut - Explore how this government approved inmate communication service works.

JPay - Learn how JPay works and what you can do with it.

Life Sentences - Explore legal, social, and ethical considerations.

Pen-pals - History of pen-pals and pen-pals in today's world. 

Prison Commissary - Find out how to share funds with an inmate to buy commissary items.

Prison Education - A look at what society and the prison system does to educate inmates.

Prison Slang - View some of the many different terms used in prisons.

Prison Visitation - Studies, different practices, and more on prison visitation.

Securus Technologies - Learn how to use this platform for inmate communication services.

Top 50 Prison Films and TV Shows of All Time - A fun list with our top 50 favorite prison films and prison shows.

War on Drugs in Prison - War on drugs from the prison side of the issue.