The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

81 results for ‘Police & Policing’ found

This issue includes an open letter to Solicitor General Warren Allmand about a Vancouver Sun article calling him out as being “unable to be effective”, a piece on habitual criminals, an article... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article on internal searches, new visitation policies, statistics on those in favour of reinstating the death penalty, and the correlation between crime rates and the economy.... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes an article on the construction of a new portable living unit, increasing prison populations, fingerprinting, Canadian prisoners in international prisons, a reprinted interview... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes the request for volunteers in the John Howard Society’s Women’s Group, the need for revitalization in the John Howard Society, the issue of Aboriginal prisoners’ ability... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes information on upcoming events, a response to an article sensationalizing prison relationships, how women are treated in the criminal justice system, a list of issues prisoners... Read More

Tocsin

(1981) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This edition focuses on the John Howard Society (JHS) of Kingston including its withdrawal from parole supervision and efforts to abolish mandatory supervision because of an increasing emphasis... Read More

This issue contains yearly Jaycee reports, a commentary on the chief of police calling for capital punishment, and support for the Canadian Association of Social Workers in curtailing corporal punishment... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on the police state, one prisoner’s experiences in prison, the addition of solar panels to the prison, an article detailing the potential innocence of an Indigenous... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features a letter from the editor on a new program, an article submitted by a prisoner who had recently left the therapeutic unit, the tendency for guards to label mature prisoners... Read More

This issue of Inside News contains articles on official pardons, ex-prisoners and Project Re-Entry, parole and temporary absences, and a critique of transcendental meditation. Also included is an editorial... Read More

This issue contains editorials regarding prison in general and alternatives to new prisons, fences built around prisons, the parole system, and problems with the RCMP. Also included is a review of Jessica... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features an article on respect, issues with voter registration, news from the library, football and hockey recaps, and a retelling of colonization. Also included are reprinted... Read More

In this issue, prisoners rights are the main focus, ranging from a prisoners right to vote, to privileges such as Temporary Absences (TAs) and house visitation rule revisions, as well as a prisoners right... Read More

This issue begins with an article about the release of Wesley Gareth Evans and the various issues about how his case was carried out by the RCMP. The issue then looks at several stories of “police... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes the effects of prisons on families, the function of the parole board, an article on volunteers, a profile on the director of a local branch of the John Howard Society, feelings... Read More