Children as young as 16 with parents or siblings in jail will be able to make solo visits under policies enacted Monday by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department.
San Quentin, one of the toughest prisons in the United States is showcasing talent that shines new light on the plays of Shakespeare.
San Quentin’s Death Row is home to some of the state’s most notorious criminals, but the prison may be running out of room for them, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to ask for millions of dollars to pay for more cells.
The earthquake-damaged Napa County Jail may not re-open for at least another year, according to estimates by officials. Inmates have had to spend the last eight months in Solano County Jail.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail Fights
Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.
Entrepreneurial inmates at San Quentin are getting a chance to present their ideas to tech and business leaders.
California’s attorney general has filed court papers defending the constitutionality of the state’s death penalty.
Calfornia prisons are getting help from a four-legged deputy in stopping the constant smuggling of cellphones to convicts.
Even though they’re illegal in prison, dozens of cell phones confiscated from California inmates are now going to help victims of domestic violence in San Jose.
The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department has announced more details of a partnership that will bring some jail inmates 100 iPads as part of a $250,000 educational program.