The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

113 results for ‘Mission Medium Security Institution’ found

This issue includes an article on marijuana and its medicinal use for curing symptoms of various diseases.  Another article on overpopulation in prisons and the relationship to in prison crime and riots... Read More

Several short stories make up this issue, the first about faith, the second about a couple looking after a neighbors apartment, and one about having anxiety over the prison tv schedule. Also included is... Read More

This issue includes an article on the political state of Nicaragua and the influence of the President of the United States, Ronald Regan. A large article on religious beliefs aims to promote rehabilitation... Read More

Canteen and video lists make up most of this issue. Also included is a short story about drug use and dealing. KEYWORDS: Prisoner’s Committee, Video List, Canteen List, Drugs Coded by: Joe Lanaway  Read More

This issue features a short story for entertainment called ‘The Escape’. Information on education courses as well as rehabilitative activities available to inmates is included. Religious literature... Read More

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This issue includes information on prison statistics in Canada. The minutes from a meeting between the Inmate Committee and the Administration is recorded. There are news articles on the correlation between recession... Read More

Included is an editorial on prisoners’ voting rights as well as articles on subjects including the application of unique laws to natives, explanation of old age security pensions in Canada, and an... Read More

Articles on prisoner pay and inmate conditions, the scheduled completion of an 80 man unit, an elderly prisoner’s experience and perception of the parole system, the new “Intensive Parole Supervision... Read More

This issue includes information about the Inmate Pay System, in-house vocational classes, local sports teams and scores, prisoner staff changes, and a notice about Christmas parcel fees. Claire Culhane... Read More

A look at prisoner pay and a questionnaire on capital punishment are the main focal points of this issue. KEYWORDS: Capital Punishment, Prisoner Pay Coded by: Joe Lanaway  Read More

This short issue includes an update on the Inmate Committee, a fundraiser involving photo albums, setting up a tennis club, and news about canteen prices. KEYWORDS: Inmate Grievance Procedure, Tennis,... Read More

This short issue brings news from the Inmate Committee, an update on the condition of the prison camera, the G.E.D. programs, and new typewriters being provided to the institution. Also provided is a critical... Read More

This issue has articles on proposed government reforms on sentencing, corrections and parole, statistics on parolees and recidivism  for both conditional release and mandatory supervision programs, tips... Read More

This issue includes a humorous short story about hunting pedestrians and about the health hazards of unrefined sugar. Short articles about Terry Fox and apes are also included. KEYWORDS: Inmate Committee,... Read More