Video and Multimedia
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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.
Video 3: Speaking of Nebraska: Defy Program in Prison
Description: This program describes the prison program seeking to develop entrepreneurial skills among inmates prior to release.
Video 4: Arts in Correction at Valley State Prison
Description: Valley State Prison art program is described.
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.
Audio 3: Prison Program Helps Men Step Up to Fatherhood
Description: The 14-week parenting program in Graterford Prison (now closed and relocated to Phoenix Prison) for male inmates is highlighted.
Audio 4: Prison Experiments With Programs to Help Incarcerated Veterans
Description: A Washington State prison offers justice-involved veterans support in prison.
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.
Web 3: Treatment Programs
Description: This website lists the various treatment programs available in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections facilities located throughout the state.
Web 4: Inmate Programs & Treatment
Description: Ratings of various prison programming are provided by the National Institute of Justice.