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Members of the National Guard headed into the Marion Correctional Institution in Marion, Ohio, to help during the COVID-19 pandemic on April 20, 2020.
News December 21, 2020
Ohio guard members patrolling inside prisons trained for a fraction of the 5 weeks required of correction officers.
Feature December 9, 2020
Prisoners, guards face danger from chronic understaffing by MTC
Three out of five prisoners who were stabbed or beaten to death last week in Mississippi prisons were at the State Penitentiary in Parchman.
News January 8, 2020
Understaffing, powerful gangs and constant lockdowns brew tensions that exploded last week.
The Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan, where Jeffrey Epstein was held before he was found dead of an apparent suicide.
News August 14, 2019
A hiring freeze by the Trump administration shrank the federal prison workforce at twice the rate of the declining prison population.
Feature June 26, 2019
What happened in Mississippi when no one wanted dangerous, low-paying guard jobs.