prisons

Photography

How the World's Prisons Look from Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
Laura Woods
3.13.19
Noisey News

Meek Mill Gives Optimistic Interview to NBC

Meek to Lester Holt: "I think God put me in this position to be able to [...] open up eyes for other young black men."
Lauren O'Neill
4.16.18
prisons

Drones Keep Trying to Deliver Contraband to Australian Prisons

Corrective Services has busted the third drone in a month.
VICE Staff
11.13.17
harvey

What Happens to Prison Inmates Caught in Hurricanes?

Texas prisoners say they went days without running water after Harvey.
Michael Patrick Welch
9.19.17
crime

Proof Anyone Can Rob a Bank

How an unassuming suburban photographer already on the police's radar allegedly stole £385,000 in 11 heists over four years.
Michael Goldberg
5.3.17
In Photos

The Real 'Shawshank' Is So Creepy You'd Crawl Through a River of Shit to Escape It Too

Former inmate Michael Humphrey now gives tours of the place, and man he has stories.
Michael Goldberg
3.28.17
Longreads Or Whatever

How Music Is Keeping People from Going Back to Prison

An expanding California arts program is proven to cut recidivism and save prisons money. Can it be a new model for prison reform?
Andrea Domanick
2.8.17
VICE Long Reads

Exploring the Mental Health Crisis in Britain's Prisons

The police, the probation service and the NHS are all feeling the strain of dealing with offenders with mental health problems – and in many cases failing.
Mark Wilding
1.15.17
Munchies

A Chicago Chef Is Rehabilitating Inmates One Pizza at a Time

If you pick up a knife Bruno Abate’s kitchen, you’ll notice that it’s chained to the counter. That is because this culinary school operates in the basement of Division 11 of Cook County Jail in Chicago.
Sarah Freeman
12.6.16
News

US Immigration Detention Facilities Are Allegedly Denying Inmates Humane Conditions

A new report details excessive use of force, solitary confinement and unsafe drinking water in six immigration detention facilities in the United States.
Justin Glawe
11.25.16
Stuff

The Heartbreaking Stories Behind Prison Inmates' Art

We talked to some of the artists featured in a new gallery exhibition that showcases work made by inmates while in prison.
Molly Hayes
11.16.16
News

We Asked Prisoners What They Think About Peter Sutcliffe Returning to Mainstream Prison

'Would I share a cell with him? Fuck. That. Right. Off.'
Anonymous
8.15.16
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