Prisons in the Best of the Web Directory


360 Degrees

Providing perspectives on the US Criminal Justice system, including stories, timeline, resources, and dynamic data.

Access Securepak

The most comprehensive custom package program in the correctional industry. Access Securepak® is a program designed to allow family members and friends to send packages to inmates.

American Community Corrections Institute

Life skills curriculum for youth and adult offenders and non-offenders.

Canadian Federal Prisoners and Their Families

Association serves paroles on Canadian detention jails and provides support and guidance.

Control Unit Prisons

Articles discusses the history of control unit prisons in the United States from their beginnings in the early 1970's to the situation in 1992.

Corrections USA

Non-profit corporation aims to provide national representation of officers for the advancement of systems. With photo gallery and news.

Crime Through Time

Official website of the Crime Through Time Museum at the Littledean Jail, a former house of correction. Presents criminal profiles, photo galleries, and related links.

Ending the Abusive Treatment of Prisoners

Article promotes awareness and support for the abuses and state prison’s inability to protect and provide prisoners with proper treatment.

Fortress Alcatraz

Military history for this island best known for its dual purposes; a military defense post and notorious penitentiary.

Human Kindness Foundation

Organization which stresses a way of life based upon three common principles taught by the great sages of all religions: Simple living, a dedication to service, and a commitment to personal spiritual practice.

Human Rights Watch - No Escape

Article accounts the suicidal prisoner due to emotional and physical abuses by other inmates.

Human Writes

A not-for-profit humanitarian organization, befriending people on Death Row in the USA.

Journal of Prisoners on Prisons

Nonprofit journal publishing articles about life in prison.


Official service to send money to an inmate’s commissary account, send and receive email, and have video visitations. jpay_com

Just Detention Organization

Organization that is working to stop all types of sexual abuse that occurs in jails, prisons, and detention center across the states.

North Carolina Division of Prisons

Provides comprehensive details and data on imprisonment, rules, guidelines and facilities in the correctional center of the county.

NY Correction History Society

Features news, timelines, chronicles, and an online museum.

Prison Reform Trust

Goals include creating a just, humane and effective penal system.

Provides a searchable database of arts programs in prisons across the US plus a history of the prison art movement.

Lists government sites, campaign groups, support groups, charities and other organisations related to prison, prison reform and penal reform.

Strength Tech

Weight lifting in prisons and correctional recreation.


Features news, law, opinions, information, references and resources about Supermax and maximum security prisons, prisoners, torture, and brutality.

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