Should juveniles be sentenced to life imprisonment? This is a hotly debated topic and one that was recently decided by the Supreme Court. Should juveniles be placed in adult prisons?
For thirty years I worked in child protection. It became a driving force of my life. Today I share a small part of this experience.
I was the Paralegal working inside the Sonoma County jails when Salcido committed the crimes (killing his wife and two children plus others) of April 14, 1989. Once he arrived in the jail, he had wanted access to the law library like many inmates....
Federal inmates are resourceful and down right cunning. They run thriving and profitable businesses inside the system with the willing assistance of corrupt guards looking to line their own pockets.
It was one of the hottest summers on Staten Island. My mother had just placed a fan inside the living room window of our two bedroom home. As she fixed breakfast, the telephone rang. It was our neighbor. "A little girl around the corner was...
After studying Criminal Justice for two years only to find out I was one year over the age limit to join the Dallas Police Dept. I decided to take a job in the Department of Corrections. I filled out the application, had my fingerprints taken and...
An old gun gets a chance at redemption
This is an article of the effect murder has on someone that knows the victim or the murderer vs. not knowing anyone involved.
This hub gives some detail into my life as a Federal inmate, the day in day out activities and hopefully puts to rest some myths about prison life, especially at the camp level.
The article offers protective confidence as well as effective strategies for those who are afraid of venturing out in their communities for fear of becoming a victim of crime.