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Report: Human Impact to Prison Overcrowding

Image courtesy myjournalcourier.com By Mary Kuhlman / The Journal Courier Illinois houses an estimated 49,000 people in its prison system, and a recent report finds it’s one of the most overcrowded systems in the nation. In fact, only Alabama’s prisons are more crowded. The Federal Bureau of Justice Statistics’ most recent census of prisoners found

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The Best Things in Prison Are Free!

By Rhonda Turpin During the month of December, everyone in the U.S. prison system can receive free photos of your friends and loved ones. How is that possible? The founder of the discount prisoner phone service, TELEPIGEON, left prison after serving seven years for selling drugs, with a plan. Telepigeon propelled him to millionaire status. 

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