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Tobacco Ban in 2020!

This website has out-scooped all other media outlets with this story. A law firm has told us that they are gearing up for a class-action lawsuit to rid the AZ prison system of all tobacco products! This is great news for all lungs in the prison system. Maybe not so...

Only 1 Bill out of 17!

As reported by Molly Gill, Vice President of Policy, FAMM "The Arizona legislative session has ended and bills have been signed, and here's what you need to know. Lawmakers introduced 17 criminal justice reform bills this session, but only two made it to the...

New Medical Service Provider

As of July 1, 2019 a new for-profit medical service provider will take over from Corizon. The company is Centurian. We will continue to post true testimonials fron our women at Perryville. For previous stories of what misery and pain Corizon inflicted see Health...

Picture This… by D.B.

Your sister is getting married. Such a joyous occasion. Everyone is there ... parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and of course Grandma. There's laughter, dancing, champagne -- all are having a good time. But then it's time to say goodbye and...

About PerryvilleWomen.com

AZ DOC and its medical contractor Corizon (a new contractor takes over on 7/1/19) seem to be more focused on getting a lot of money from Taxpayers and delivering as little health care as possible to inmates. We post true testimonials from Perryville women on their...

Paid to be a Peeping Tom?

With a budget of 1.1 Billion dollars, why con't the D.O.C. buy enough shower curtains in a female prison? The window on the shower door is eye level for every male guard doing his rounds. Some showers have curtains that are more holes than plastic - they leave nothing...

The Men Make Booze and the Women Lose!

The AZDOC doesn't believe in only punishing the perpetrator of a crime - they punish everybody! These are recent examples of food the men have used to make HOOCH; Kool-aid, sugar, corn, jelly, jam, potatoes, syrup, fruit, fruit juice.  The prison took all these items...

I Was In Prison And You Visited Me

I Was In Prison And You Visited Me

December 14, 2018 By The Rt. Rev. Kirk S. Smith, Bishop of Arizona I began this Advent season with a visit to the women’s prison at Perryville, about 20 miles west of Phoenix. This was my second trip to worship with these women. There are about 4,000 inmates there,...

Welcome to the New Voice of Perryville Women

The women are overjoyed to finally have a voice! This website and blog will be a forum for sharing the good (yes, there is some), the bad, and the ugly of prison life for the women incarcerated at ADC Perryville. You will learn what life is really like behind these...

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