Aging Prison Population Finds Parole Elusive

by Matthew Clarke published in Prison Legal News January, 2019, According to a recent study by the U.S. Department of Justice, about 11% of the state and federal prison population in 2016 was over age 55. Of those prisoners, numbering roughly 160,000,...

Elder Abuse at Perryville

This is not an isolated case of elder abuse at the women’s prison. Sgt. G admitted to an inmate that cases of inmate elder abuse are too common here. The latest example was a 64 year old lady who uses a cane. Her 20 year old room mate didn’t want to room...

Prison Food and Commissary Services: A Recipe for Disaster

Originally published on AUG. 4, 2018 by David Reutter published in Prison Legal News August, 2018, page 1 by David M. Reutter Excerpt from full article … In early July 2017, a group of women incarcerated at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Perryville...

Women In Arizona Prison Say Toilet Paper Is Being Withheld

Women confined in the Perryville prison say the Arizona Department of Corrections is not giving them enough toilet paper to live clean, hygienic lives. Read more here: http://kjzz.org/content/711066/women-arizona-prison-say-toilet-paper-being-withheld

On the Inside: The Chaos of Arizona Prison Health Care

The Arizona Department of Corrections contracts with privately owned correctional health care company Corizon Health to oversee all medical, mental and dental care at 10 state prisons. However, that care has come under scrutiny in federal court.  Read more: ...