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.

  • 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.

  • jPay

    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.

  • 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.

  • Supermaxed

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

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