Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It
"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."
Ex-Convicts Tell Us How They Learned to Cry
How a rare program at Folsom State Prison changed lives.
Prisoners Talk About How They Make and Waste Money on the Inside
"My mate books escorts and then I ring him at the brothel. I’ll listen as he fucks them how I want."
We Asked Prisoners How They Would Blow Lottery Winnings
The criminal lifestyle is fuelled by one motivator: money.
Prisoners Tell Us Their New Year's Resolutions
Despite the bleakness of incarceration, many inmates hope that they can lead better lives in the new year.
What Inmates Want for Christmas
They are looking for more than their freedom this holiday season.
Life in Prison
Prisoners Describe What It's Like to Get a Tattoo Behind Bars
"If I could, I would cut all my tattoos out with a blade."
'Black Power Hour' Leads the Fight for Prisoners on the East Coast
A radio show co-hosted by activist El Jones is a lifeline for inmates.
How to Get Prisoners Talking About Life Before Prison
With his new project, photographer Guido Gazzilli asked inmates to open up emotionally and tell their story through pictures.
Prisoners Keep Dying in Winnipeg’s Jails
Five people have died in less than seven months.
I Got My Car Fixed in a Polish Prison
Warsaw's Rakowiecka Prison doesn't advertise—since it's one of the best car repair centers in the city, word of mouth is enough to keep the inmates busy.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
How the Military Is Failing Its Guards at Guantánamo Bay
Navy vet Andrew Turner said he suffers from PTSD after the military left him unprepared for the brutal verbal and physical abuse he endured while serving as a high-level guard at the detention center.