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Prison Town, USA     View
Companion website to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) P.O.V. documentary that "tells the story of Susanville, California, one small town that tries to resuscitate its economy by building a prison -- with unanticipated consequences." Incl ...

Housing Inmates Out-of-State     View
Details about a 2006-2007 prisoner relocation program that was instituted "in response to Governor Schwarzenegger's state of emergency proclamation to immediately ease severe overcrowding in California prisons." Includes an FAQ, images of f ...

California Office of the Inspector General     View
"The Office of the Inspector General investigates allegations of misconduct on the part of state correctional agencies and conducts audits of correctional agency institutions and programs." The site provides a toll-free hot line and information about ...

Mr. Bones     View
This animated skeleton challenges a user to put its bones back together in the correct arrangement. From the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley.

California Prison Health Care Services     View
"This site will provide updates and information about the activities of Receiver J. Clark Kelso and his team to improve the quality of, and access to, medical care for California's approximately 175,000 adult inmate patients." In addition t ...

The Board of Parole Hearings (BPH)     View
BPH combines the Board of Prison Terms, the Youth Authority Board, and the Narcotic Addict Evaluation Authority "to establish the terms and conditions of parole for all persons sentenced in California." The site covers divisions and program ...

Lonely Island, Hidden Alcatraz     View
Companion to a public television program about this island in San Francisco Bay that was "a 'super-maximum' security prison for incorrigible and long-term offenders" from 1934 to 1963. The site features a timeline, lesson plans, and interac ...

Escapes from Alcatraz     View
"The Rock" served as a military prison and a federal penitentiary between 1859 and 1963. The site lists escapes between 1862 and 1962 (most were recaptured) with related news articles, and a diagram of the prison marking escape points. The ...

Alcatraz Island     View
This site for Alcatraz Island provides both popular and little-known historical information about this former penitentiary. Details include famous inmates (such as Al Capone and George "Machine Gun" Kelly), the January 1895 imprisonment of ...

Freedom of Information Act: Alcatraz Escape     View
Over 1,700 pages of digitized FBI documents concerning the 1962 escape from Alcatraz Prison by Frank Lee Morris, John William Anglin, and Clarence Anglin. From the Freedom of Information Act site, Federal Bureau of Investigation.



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