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Coronavirus September 24
The Marshall Project is collecting data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons. See how the virus has affected correctional facilities where you live.
Life Inside July 23
Since the killing of George Floyd, protesters have started to change the way we think about law enforcement. Will it trickle into prisons?
Life Inside May 28
“After close to 22 years inside, I thought I had seen everything when it comes to the Department of Corrections using impossible-to-follow rules to punish prisoners. I was wrong.”
Coronavirus April 2
As COVID-19 fear grows among prisoners and guards, concerns rise about possible unrest.
Life Inside April 1
“I tell my husband to keep my son in another room, while I put my uniform in a trash bag and take a long shower.”
Life Inside February 13
“We took off his wrist restraints and gave him pen and paper. He drew up a storm.”
Feature June 26, 2019
What happened in Mississippi when no one wanted dangerous, low-paying guard jobs.
News January 7, 2019
Family visits canceled, guards driving for Uber, rising tensions and more.
Life Inside October 25, 2018
At a Kentucky prison, inmates and staff switch places during a “re-entry to society” role-playing game.
Life Inside October 4, 2018
“I want to do the work that the guys do.”