Terre Haute prison in Indiana

United States federal prison for male inmates in Indiana The prison complex at Terre Haute is located about 70 miles west of Indianapolis. Three prison compounds are separated by their own boundaries, and they each confine offenders of their own security levels. At the Federal Prison Camp Terre Haute, minimum-security offenders, many of whom are … Read more

F.C.I. Sheridan- Camp

The Camp at Sheridan is comprised of two housing units. Unit 5 is the general housing unit, holding half the inmates, and unit 6 holds the other half (units 1-4 are at the FCI). Unit 6 is the RDAP unit, which is where all inmates either currently in RDAP or “DAP Wait”, and those who … Read more

Federal Inmate Register Number Codes

Did you know the United States Marshals Service and the Federal Bureau of Prisons assign register numbers to federal prisoners? These numbers are important for loved ones to know if they want to visit an inmate or send money or mail to an inmate. These eight-digit codes follow this format: XXXXX-OXX. While the first five numbers in the … Read more

Female Prison Life

The number of women in prison has exploded over the past 30 years. According to the ACLU, there are more than 8 times as many women behind bars today than there were in 1980. More than a million women populate U.S. jails and prisons. More than 40 per cent of female inmates are convicted for … Read more

Violence and Sexual Assault in Prison

Violence is an unfortunate and common part of prison life, especially at the higher security levels within the Federal Bureau of Prisons. So is sexual assault, though to a lesser degree. Inmates at camp (minimum security) and low security levels usually have less to worry about in either regard. These issues are a more likely … Read more

LGBTQ Prison Life

Prisons can be harsh and traumatizing places for people who are lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ). These inmates may be targeted for more verbal, physical and even sexual abuse than those in the general population who are straight or conform to gender norms. While the justice system strives to play catch-up to provide … Read more

20 years in prison

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The woman who killed a man on the Causeway Bridge when she had been driving drunk has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Olivia Matte took the stand before sentencing and gave an emotional apology to the family in a tear filled church. The judge sentenced the 28-year-old Thursday afternoon at … Read more

The passenger killed in Friday’s early morning vehicle crash in Shasta County has been identified.

The wreck was originally supported by law enforcement to have happened in Anderson, but the newest press release states it was in Cottonwood. California Highway Patrol officials state 27 year old Alexander Kirby lost control of his vehicle on Balls Ferry Road in Cottonwood early Friday morning, hitting a fence and a phone pole. The … Read more