The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Bowden Ghost Courier – June 1984 - June 1984

Release description:

A major theme of this issue is sentencing goals and alternatives to incarceration/punishment. One article examines the need for a Native Advisory Board and a lengthy chapel news section is also included.  Several news stories on crime-related topics (wiretaps, crimestoppers, heroin legislation) are re-produced as is a list of the items which accompany a male prisoner upon discharge in 1984.

KEYWORDS: Commissioner’s Directives, Native Advisory Board, Prisoner’s Dilemma

Coded by: Melissa Munn