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Correctional Facilities: The Differences Between Jail vs. Prison

Incarceration is an American scourge. More than 1.4 million Americans lived in prison in 2020.  Yet this number doesn't account for all incarcerated people. Many people spent days or weeks in jail, and most Americans conflate prison with jai... Read more

County Jail vs. State Prison: What Are the Key Differences?

In the United States, there are over 2 million people incarcerated in jails and prisons. In fact, the United States has the largest percentage of population in prison of any country. The number of prisoners has only grown over the last few decade... Read more

6 Tips for How to Help a Child Whose Parent Is in Jail

The stats might surprise you, but more than 5 million children have had at least one parent in prison at one time or another! That's 7% of all US children.  This figure is probably an underestimate since non-residential incarcerated parents ... Read more

Mental Health Amongst the Incarcerated Population: How to Help

Did you know that more than half of all prison and jail inmates have a mental health problem? This is over one million members of the incarcerated population.  Despite the high prevalence of mental illness in jail, mental health services in ... Read more

What Is an Inmate Locator? Here's What to Know

Did you know that there were over two million people incarcerated in 2020? The United States leads the world in the sheer amount of prisoners.  Having someone you love as an inmate is difficult in and of itself. Families and friends are face... Read more

What You Need to Know About County Jails

Every year, more than ten million people in America are arrested for a plethora of crimes. These can range from violent crimes to burglary, to illegal gambling. However, if you or a loved one gets arrested, you won't immediately end up in state pris... Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Calling an Inmate

Almost 1% of the US population is incarcerated. That means that millions and millions of friends, family members, and legal aids are on the outside trying to make contact with an inmate. Calling an inmate isn't quite as simple as you might think.... Read more

How to Write a Letter to an Inmate

Inmates come from all walks of life. More than 1.8 million Americans were incarcerated in prisons and jails in 2020.  But all inmates share something in common. They all appreciate it when someone sends them a prison letter. If you want t... Read more