Criminal Justice in Prisons in the Best of the Web Directory

Criminal Justice in Prisons

360 Degrees

Presents perspectives on the US Criminal Justice System with stories, a timeline, resources, dynamic data, and a forum.

All County Jail

Search all jails nationwide for locations, all contact information, number of beds, inmate information, and more.

Family and Corrections Network

Provides prison projects information and presents a library of corrections-related materials.

Free Inmate Locator

Directory of inmate profiles in the United States with photos. Presented according to States.

The Inmate Locator

Offers a search for state websites to find inmates in local, state and federal prisons and jails.

Just Detention International

Campaigns for the end of sexual violence being committed against men, women, and youth within the prison cells. JustDetention

Justice Works

Hosts a community forum on the needs and rights of children whose parents are in prison.


Provides friends and family members of those incarcerated with a way to communicate and send books, money, photos, letters, art supplies, clothing etc.

Middle Ground Prison Reform

Features a downloadable report for innovative ideas for prison and criminal justice.

My Inmate Locator

An inmate, prison and jail resource featuring information on Federal Prisons and local inmate locator.

Prison Activist Resource Center

Offers progressive and radical information on prisons and the criminal prosecution system.

Prison Sucks

Resource for research on the crime control industry. Presents fact sheets, featured books, documentaries, music, and more.

Prison Talk Community

Online web community was conceived in a prison cell, designed in a halfway house, and funded by donations from families of ex-offenders,

Prisoners of Love

Contains prison stories, news, interviews, and parenting tips.


Presents news and information related to the cause of stopping human rights violations among detainees.

The Real Cost of Prisons Project

Features comic books, papers, workshop materials, and other documents related to the fiscal aspect of prison facilities.

Restorative Justice

Provides a compendium of justice resource from around the world. Includes items pertaining to public policy, theory, and justice programs.

Solitary Watch

Aims to provide a comprehensive source of information on solitary confinement in the United States and issues that arise; includes news, resources, a blog, contacts, and how to support.

The Wrongful Death Institute

Presents the Institute's mission statement, services, and activities. Also offers incarceration consulting services.

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