jail

crime

This Guy Broke Out of Jail, Got Caught, Then Stole a Cop Car and Escaped Again

One minute, he was cuffed in the back of a squad car. The next, he was driving away in it.
River Donaghey
3.15.19
crime

Danish Convicts Explain Why They Would Rather Be in Prison Than Be on House Arrest

"It was hard for me to live a normal life as a parent. I needed to go back to prison to get some peace and quiet."
Johanne Ramskov Erichsen
3.8.19
Comics!

'Roy in Hollywood: Parts 15 and 16,' Today's Comic by Gilbert Hernandez

After overdosing on heroin and being brought back to life, Roy and his clown friend try to break his lady love out of jail.
Gilbert Hernandez
2.22.19
prison reform

The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think

How it's become an agency of social control.
Seth Ferranti
1.14.19
true crime

This Jail Is Accused of Favoring Christians Who Agree to Live in 'God Pod'

Muslim prisoners, meanwhile, say they were starved during Ramadan and deprived of religious texts.
Kira Lerner
12.10.18
Narcomania

What It’s Like to Have a Friend Die from the Drugs You Gave Them

Sharing ecstasy with a friend could land you in jail against the wishes of your late friend's family.
Max Daly
10.16.18
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
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