New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) badge with Superintendent rank, which is equivalent to Warden of a prison. This badge belonged to a former Superintendent of Hudson Correctional Facility. Clip attachment and not hallmarked.

New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) badge with Superintendent rank, which is equivalent to Warden of a prison. This badge belonged to a former Superintendent of Hudson Correctional Facility. Clip attachment and not hallmarked.

Photograph: NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) . (photo: NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) )

Photograph: NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) . (photo: NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) )

New York state must pay $1,170 to a prisoner for the 39 days he spent in the special housing unit at Marcy Correctional Facility, a judge ha...

Judge awards prisoner $1,200 for excessive time in solitary confinement

Andre Melette's punishment was overturned by the prison's director of inmate discipline because Melette wasn't allowed to call a witness.

Three corrections officers at the prison in western New York face gang-related assault charges after an inmate was brutally beaten.

A Prison, Infamous for Bloodshed, Faces a Reckoning as Guards Go on Trial

Opened in Attica Correctional Facility has long been the largest local employer in rural Wyoming County. More than 600 officers patrol the prison today, keeping watch over inmates.

RAYBROOK STATE SANATORIUM WAS OPENED IN 1904 AND ENLARGED IN 1910. THE TRAIN STATION WAS RIGHT ON THE HOSPITAL GROUNDS. THE SANATORIUM WAS FREE TO ALL NYS RESIDENTS. IN 1946 IT WAS RENAMED RAY BROOK STATE TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITAL. IN 1980 IT WAS THE WINTER OLYMPIC VILLAGE AND HOUSED THE ATHLETES. IT WAS RUN AS A WOMEN'S DRUG FACILITY FOR A SHORT TIME AFTER AND IT IS NOW A STATE PRISON CALLED THE ADIRONDACK CORRECTIONAL FACILITY OR CAMP ADIRONDACK.

RAYBROOK STATE SANATORIUM WAS OPENED IN 1904 AND ENLARGED IN 1910. THE TRAIN STATION WAS RIGHT ON THE HOSPITAL GROUNDS. THE SANATORIUM WAS FREE TO ALL NYS RESIDENTS. IN 1946 IT WAS RENAMED RAY BROOK STATE TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITAL. IN 1980 IT WAS THE WINTER OLYMPIC VILLAGE AND HOUSED THE ATHLETES. IT WAS RUN AS A WOMEN'S DRUG FACILITY FOR A SHORT TIME AFTER AND IT IS NOW A STATE PRISON CALLED THE ADIRONDACK CORRECTIONAL FACILITY OR CAMP ADIRONDACK.

When Jose Bautista tried to hang himself while he was incarcerated, officers at Rikers responded with force.

Footage of Inmate Beating at Rikers

Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail

What Happens When Inmates in Solitary Confinement Blow the Whistle on Their Abuse? | VICE | United States

What Happens When Inmates in Solitary Confinement Blow the Whistle on Their Abuse?

What Happens When Inmates in Solitary Confinement Blow the Whistle on Their Abuse? | VICE | United States

A bombshell class action details reports of serial rape and sexual abuse by eight corrections officers at the all-female Rose M. Singer Center at Rikers.

A bombshell class action details reports of serial rape and sexual abuse by eight corrections officers at the all-female Rose M. Singer Center at Rikers.

Jury Awards Millions in Case of Man Left to Die of Broken Neck in Oklahoma Jail - NYTimes.com

Jury Awards Millions in Case of Man Left to Die of Broken Neck in Oklahoma Jail

Tulsa Jail faces inmate lawsuits: Officials dispute claims of needless death and abuse - Tulsa World: Courts

The Marshall Project Wins A Pulitzer Prize | The Marshall Project

George Williams, a former Attica inmate whose claims of being brutally beaten at the prison in 2011 . - Damon Winter/The New York Times

Even as Many Eyes Watch, Brutality at Rikers Island Persists - NYTimes.com

Even as Many Eyes Watch, Brutality at Rikers Island Persists

New York Times: Feb. 2015 - Even as many eyes watch, brutality at New York's Rikers Island jail continues

Prison abuse cover ups: Advocates push to access to inmates and ability to scrutinize institutions

Prison abuse cover ups: Advocates push to access to inmates and ability to scrutinize institutions

Waupun Wisconsin Correctional Officer named as abuser in incidents at the Correctional Facility.

Waupun Wisconsin Correctional Officer named as abuser in incidents at the Correctional Facility.

Abuses to inmates by Correctional Officers in Waupun Wisconsin.

Abuses to inmates by Correctional Officers in Waupun Wisconsin.

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