- 360 Degrees
Official site of the 360 Degrees project, working to challenge public perceptions of U.S. prisons and prisoners. Find stories, photos, and perspectives imprisonment from inmates, guards, lawyers, judges, parole officers, and crime victims.
- Convicts and Cops
Facts and resources about prisons and parole from a California parole officer. Includes guides to prison tattoos, gangs, and slang, as well as information about prison institution levels in the state.
- Correctional Recreation & Weight Lifting
Clearinghouse for information about weightlifting, athletics, and correctional recreation in the U.S. prison system. Read about the banning of weightlifting in some prisons, prison recreation laws and regulations, and stories from inmates.
- Forbes.com: Best Places to Go to Prison
Article and slideshow about the most pleasant prisons and correctional facilities in the U.S., often housing high-profile white-collar criminals. From the July 2004 issue of Forbes Magazine.
Find information about correctional facilities and prison life. iCorrection features resources about U.S. and international penal systems, famous prisons, notorious inmates, prison gangs, and capital punishment.
See mug shots from famous, infamous, and everyday people, with commentary from the Mugshots.com staff. Browse mug shot categories for celebrities, fashion mistakes, and historical figures, or browse photos by county.
- Prison Diaries
Audio journals from five prison inmates, a judge, and four correctional officers, recording the sounds of everyday life behind bars in the year 2000. From NPR's All Things Considered and American Radio Works.
- Prison Talk Online
Community and forum for inmates, family, and friends. Prison Talk Online topics include prisoner support, prison activism, sentencing reform, the criminal justice system, and health issues behind bars.
- WHO Europe: Health in Prisons Project
World Health Organization project working to close the gap between public health and prison health, focusing on communicable diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.
- Wikipedia: Prison
Overview of prisons and prison systems throughout history. Read about civilian, military, and political prisons, as well as prisoner populations around the world. Also includes information about prisons in individual countries.
- Zimbardo Prison Experiment@
Find out about the 1971 Zimbardo Prison Experiment, a landmark psychological study of human response to the captivity of prison, conducted by a team led by Philip Zimbardo of Stanford University. Sites feature methods employed, criticism, discussions, articles, and slide show.