You’ve Been Arrested – What’s the County Jail Booking Process?

You’ve been arrested and you are sitting in the back of a police cruiser on your way to the jail. If this is your first time going to jail, you will be aware of two things: The adrenaline rush of fear of the unknown world you have always wondered abo... Read more

Where Can I find an APP for Inmate, Jail and Prison Search and Information?

Every day app developers are adding thousands of new apps. There are apps that I find I can use in my daily life that I had no idea I even needed. Actually, I don't need most, but boy do they come in handy when I need the information quickly! Our ... Read more

When you are in Jail, Can you get in trouble for Hurting Someone in a Fight?

The issue of 'stand your ground' laws has come to the forefront in light of the Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin incident in Sanford, Florida. But what about if it happens in jail? When you get in a fight in jail, can you get in trouble... especially if the ... Read more

How Many DUI's Can I Get Before I Go To Prison?

A lot of people are getting DUI's and some are going to jail for a 30-60 day punishment, but how many are actually going to prison... and for how long? In order to go to prison for a DUI, a person has to have had multiple offenses... three or more... Read more

Jail and Prison Myths and Truths – What Really Goes On in Jails?

For many people the idea of being in jail or prison is a frightening one. Being locked in a building, surrounded by armed guards and layers of razor wire can be daunting. But is it as bad as television, movies and the media want us to believe?  The a... Read more

Inmates in America – Inmates Incarcerated in City and County Jails During 2010

For the second year in a row, in the one year period ending June 30, 2010, the number of inmates in city and county jails in custody has declined. The purpose of this article is to present you the most relevant numbers as presented by the US Departme... Read more

Criminal Courts - What Would Happen if Everyone Arrested Demanded a Trial of their Peers?

Statistics vary, but throughout America, it is believed that between eighty and ninety percent of people arrested choose a plea agreement with prosecutors rather than take their case to trial. Why is this, and what would happen if everyone exercised ... Read more

Top 6 Juvenile Detention Centers in America - What Makes a Juvenile Jail the Best?

There are 1,315 County Juvenile Detention Centers in America serving 3,210 counties.  On any given day they are holding for trial or incarceration for a year or less at least 15,000 children and young adults 17 years of age or younger. Do they actual... Read more