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Life Inside May 6
Willette Benford was one of several incarcerated women who sued the Illinois corrections department for using mass strip searches to train cadets. A small settlement check took her back to the shame and trauma of those incidents.
As correctional officers, we are conditioned to call prisoners ‘inmates.’ But at Sing Sing, where I worked for 25 years, that was as bad as calling them a snitch.
Life Inside October 13, 2016
“No one wants to be accused of being ‘inmate-friendly.’”
Feature February 28, 2016
Listening in on watercooler chatter online.
News June 22, 2015
How Germany does prison, day five.
Commentary June 9, 2015
Former corrections chief Martin Horn has some ideas for Rikers Island.
News June 5, 2015
In Mississippi prisons last year, half the officers quit.