jail

crime

My Father Became a Murderer to Save My Family

My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandfather helped him hide the body.
Sara
9.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Guy Who Destroyed Trump's Star Getting Bailed Out by the First Guy to Smash It

We've truly come full circle.
Drew Schwartz
7.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Paul Manafort Says He's Being Treated Like a 'VIP' in Jail

Apparently he's got his own cell with a private bathroom, access to a phone and computer, and doesn't have to wear a uniform.
Drew Schwartz
7.11.18
Inside Outsider

I Was 21, Framed, and Tortured in a Lebanese Prison

When police found my friend's insulin and needles, they assumed we were junkies. Then the nightmare began.
Mahmood Fazal
5.24.18
Life Inside

How I Stayed Out of a Gang When My Dad Was Arrested

Selling drugs seemed like such an easy way to help your family with money. But I was small for my age and feared getting "jumped" as part of gang initiations.
Kevin
5.11.18
documentaries

Revolving Doors: An Ex-Con's Journey Back to Prison

Filmmaker James Burns spent two years following Jason Bobbitt, a father of five who, despite attempts to retain meaningful employment, fails and returns to prison.
VICE Staff
5.7.18
Life Inside

Taking College Classes in Prison Helped Me Forget I Wasn't Free

It’s sad, but I knew I would go to prison before I would go to college.
Marcus Lilly, as told to Nicole Lewis
4.6.18
Life Inside

The Unreal Horror of Being Locked in Solitary Confinement When I Was 16

I felt like I aged ten years just by doing 20 days in there.
Jordan as told to Taylor Elizabeth Eldridge
3.30.18
prison

We Asked Prisoners About the Most Expensive Things They've Bought in Jail

Shitty plastic cellphones that retail for a little over $30 on the outside are being sold for hundreds of dollars in British prisons.
Anonymous
3.22.18
Life Inside

All the Insane Conspiracy Theories You Hear in Prison

I can see that he is genuinely disappointed—even as an incarcerated person, he had high hopes for a human presence in outer space.
Mary Rayme
3.16.18
Life Inside

All the Strange, Terrible Things You Get Used to in Prison

I've been strip-searched hundreds of times.
Jerry Metcalf
3.2.18
Comics

'Milky Maniac,' Today's Comic by Brian Blomerth

After shooting a milk bandit in the leg, the local cop blackmails Yorna into helping him get out of going to jail.
Brian Blomerth
2.28.18