Multimedia Resources

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Video Links

Video 1: The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - From Coal to Prison

Description: Discussion about how the closure of a prison affected a rural community

Video 2: A Day in the Life of a Correctional Officer

Description: This video follows correctional officers through their daily routine.

Audio Links

Audio 1: In Kentucky, A ‘Culture of Indifference’ to Sexual Harassment in Prisons

Description: This NPR news story describes how female correctional officers can face sexual harassment by their peers in prisons.

Audio 2: Reports of Prison Guard Brutality in New York Draw a Harsh Spotlight

Description: This story describes civil rights violations filed against correctional officers working in a New York prison.

Web Resources

Web 1: Federal Bureau of Prisons World-Class Correctional Instruction

Description: This website describes Bureau of Prisons training options for staff and management.

Web 2: Georgia Department of Corrections Private Prisons

Description: This website describes Georgia’s utilization of four contracted private prisons.