New federal data shows some stark racial disparities.
In federal prison, you form friendships with unlikely people. What happens after that is sensitive.
I thought getting arrested might help my daughter kick heroin. I was wrong.
"I just wanted to go home, have a cuppa with my old man and wait for the filth to show up. Just a little holiday, really."
A cut means more inside than it does on the street, and that's especially true in solitary—where some guys haven't seen their own reflection in a month.
Canadian Inmates Connect made sensational headlines last year when notorious killer Luke Magnotta's profile showed up, but founder Melissa Fazzina believes her site supports rehabilitation.
I spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in a suicide smock rolling around on the floor in a concrete room.
"The funniest thing is, I love the system," he tells us from the notorious New York City jail.
Here's what I learned taking people like Paul Bernardo to prison.
The exam room was set up so the inmate sat between me and the bright red panic button.
Hanging out with teenage inmates as they make beats and write rhymes inside the notorious New York City jail.
Talking to inmates and employees at one of the biggest jails in America.