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Stories from the high-incarceration states of the South.
News January 19
But will high-tech programs replace “the human touch” when the virus ebbs?
News January 19
People getting out of prison are bringing the virus outside because lockups aren’t taking basic precautions. Overtaxed halfway houses and other reentry programs are left to pick up the slack.
Coronavirus January 14
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.
Coronavirus December 21, 2020
As COVID-19 infections soar, prisoners and corrections officers worry that transferring people between facilities is causing outbreaks.
News December 13
But many Texas prisons don’t have working fire alarms.
Feature December 9
Prisoners, guards face danger from chronic understaffing by MTC
Feature November 17
Police dogs bite thousands of Americans each year, including innocent bystanders, children, police officers, even their own handlers. The Marshall Project—in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute—examined more than 150 serious cases nationwide.
Analysis November 11
Even in states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana possession, Black people are still more likely to be arrested for it than White people. These organizers are working to change that.
Life Inside November 5
I once surveyed a plot of land for a future prison. Now I live in one.
News November 5
Unlike many law enforcement unions that endorsed the president, Bureau of Prisons staff argue he's anti-union.