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Prisoners’ Rights – What Are They?

Are you or your loved one facing serious charges that may lead to serving time? Do you know your prisoners’ rights? Well, the Bill of Rights guarantees civil rights and liberties to every American. They include freedom of religion, press, and speech.  You risk losing some of these rights when you go behind bars. So, […]

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Prison Visitation Guide

Whereas there is no law granting the federal constitutional right for inmate visitation, most prisons in the US permit relatives and friends to visit offenders serving time within their facilities. This step helps prisoners to maintain close ties with their close families and the outside community, hence, lowering the likelihood of recidivism. Then, are you […]

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Prison Security Levels

The Bureau of Prisons in the United States classifies each prison as per its security, medical, and mental health care levels. This classification facilitates the provision of services and safe interaction between inmates, staff, and visitors. In turn, each correctional facility classifies, assesses, and manages the prison population as per their assigned security, medical, and […]

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How to Get an Inmate Transferred?

If you never had anyone incarcerated or new to being a family of an inmate, you’ll be surprised to hear that the process that deals with transferring inmates are a messy one. Yeah, most people think that they stick an inmate in the first available bed, but that is far from the truth. The Admissions […]

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How to Find the Location of an Inmate

When this is your first time dealing with prison life, it can be terrifying, especially when you do not live close to the disciplinary building that your friend or family member is in. If this is the case, you are not alone. Many family and friends are going through the same thing. All you want […]

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County Jail vs. State Prison – What’s the Difference?

One thing that irks me is when people don’t know the difference between jail versus a prison. It’s like no one learned about the criminal justice system in America. You may be thinking that it is no big deal, it’s just a word, but it is more than a name. There is so much more […]

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What Does a Sheriff Do? Sheriffs Responsibilities & Duties

Whether you are looking to get into law enforcement or just genuinely curious about sheriffs, you’re probably wondering what a sheriff is and what their job is like. Well, there is more to their job than what most people think. Before we begin talking in-depth about sheriffs, let’s get this out of the way, a […]

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