What’s the Difference between Jails and Prisons?
Posted 12/29/2014 by Mark Miclette
Both jails and prisons house inmates but there are some important differences in what the two institutions are used for.
Sentenced or Not?
People accused of crimes but not yet convicted are held in county or city jails. In some cases, a bond am...
What to do if a Family Member Goes Missing
Posted 12/28/2014 by Mark Miclette
When a family member goes missing, it strikes fear in the heart of loved ones but panicking will not help the situation. The following steps can narrow the search and if authorities become involved will help them streamline the process.
The Three Most Dangerous Prisons in America
Posted 12/15/2014 by Mark Miclette
There are many factors that go into choosing the most dangerous prisons in the USA. The media spotlights isolated cases of prison violence, which makes that facility seem dangerous. The fact is there is danger in every prison, but some are more notor...
How to find out if you’ve been a Victim of Fraud
Posted 12/14/2014 by Mark Miclette
In most cases of fraud, the victim’s identity is stolen and unauthorized purchases are made. News stories report victims making the discovery after they are thousands of dollars in debt for things they never purchased. There are usually signs before ...
Why The Male Model Doesn’t Work for Women Inmates
Posted 10/31/2014 by Mark Miclette
This is content sponsored by Netflix (producers of Orange Is The New Black) for the New York Times. There are some interesting facts and a few videos worth watching if you are concerned with the incarceration of women and the related issues.
What Happens When an Illegal Immigrant Commits a Crime?
Posted 8/18/2014 by Mark Miclette
If and undocumented immigrant is charged with committing a crime, there can be three different legal outcomes.
1. ICE Gets Involved
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enter information about an arrested immigrant into a database...