Video and Multimedia
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Video 1: Life in Prison for a Sex Offender
Description: This National Geographic prison documentary describes life behind bars for sex offenders in Fremont Correctional Facility in Colorado.
Video 2: HIV and Women in Prison
Description: This United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) video highlights the epidemic of AIDS among women in prisons across the globe.
Video 3: Violent, New Orleans Jail Has Youth Attending High School Inside
Description: This video outlines how youth in New Orleans continue their education while serving time in jail in one of the nation’s most violent correctional facilities.
Audio 1: Tempering the Cost of Aging, Dying in Prison With the Demands of Justice
Description: This audio recording highlights the challenges inmates face while aging and dying in prison and the role the corrections system has in caring for them.
Audio 2: Even After Sentences Are Served, Many Sex Offenders in Illinois Prisons Cannot Leave
Description: Lack of housing opportunities for sex offenders postrelease is addressed in this audio clip.
Audio 3: Advocating Changes to Missouri’s Juvenile Justice System
Description: This podcast highlights how some juveniles are treated as adults in the juvenile justice system.
Audio 4: Supreme Court Opens Doors to Parole for Juveniles Given Life Sentences
Description: This NPR podcast discusses a Supreme Court decision related to parole for youth who committed crimes as juveniles.
Web 1: The Guidelines for Protection of Transgender Prisoner Just Got Rewritten
Description: This NPR article discusses Federal Bureau of Prisons’ guidelines to protect LBGTIQ inmates.
Web 2: HIV in Prisons, 2015 - Statistical Tables
Description: The number of state prisoners who were infected with HIV is described and graphically displayed.
Web 3: Data Collection: National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC)
Description: This website describes the data collections mandated under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) for enumerating the prevalence of sexual assault among youth in custody.
Web 4: Juveniles in Corrections
Description: The number of youth in correctional facilities is described in this Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention web page.
Web 5: OJJDP Juveniles in Corrections
Description: This link provides answers to frequently asked questions about juveniles in corrections such as demographics, offenses, and state comparisons.