Bureau of Prisons
Team Obama Quietly Bolstered Protections for Trans Inmates Last Week
The Bureau of Prisons formalized key policies advocates say should help LGBTQ people inside—even under Trump.
Mentally Ill Prisoners Are Destroyed By Solitary Confinement
For those predisposed to mental illness, isolation can induce anxiety, depression, distortions, paranoia, even psychosis.
What Federal Prisoners Are Saying About the 6,000 Inmates Getting Released This Fall
"Everyone in here is saying that only a black president would do something like this."
Inmates Say the Director of the Bureau of Prisons Lied About Solitary Confinement
Charles E. Samuels told Congress that prisoners aren't placed in solitary—a.k.a. "the hole"—but inmates VICE spoke to say that's flat-out untrue.
Seth Ferranti and Robert Rosso
How Prison Inmates Get on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
It's not easy keeping up with social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter from inside the prison-industrial complex, but convicts find a way.
Heroin Overdose Treatments in American Prisons Are Dangerously Old-Fashioned
As heroin use surges among the general public, the drug has become a mainstay in the prison system, where the common overdose treatment Naloxone is still hard to come by.