Our Crowded Prisons
County Jails Handle State Prison OverflowFeb 20th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
But they’re “bordeline inhumane,” worse than state prisons, some say.
Racine County Prisons Over CapacityFeb 2nd, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
But Oregon prison is even more crowded
Ellsworth Prison at 213% of CapacityJan 11th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that no more than 137% is acceptable.
Green Bay Prison To Be Replaced?Jan 3rd, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Century-old Green Bay and the Oshkosh prison both horribly overcrowded. Part 5 of series.
Columbia Prison at 153% of CapacityDec 15th, 2017 by Gretchen Schuldt
Inmates sleep on the floor because there are not enough beds. Part 4 in a series.
Waupun, Taycheedah at 140% of CapacityDec 1st, 2017 by Gretchen Schuldt
Some areas “no longer safe to occupy.” Part 3 of primer on prisons.
A Primer on Overcrowded Prisons, Part IINov 24th, 2017 by Gretchen Schuldt
Percent of old inmates with costly medical problems keeps rising.
A Primer On Crowded State PrisonsNov 20th, 2017 by Gretchen Schuldt
The worst could be Fox Lake prison, at 137% of capacity.