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Families of Prisoners

The 5 Best Items to Send to Your Loved One in Prison

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 08.08.2014 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

While many items are prohibited in American jails and prisons, some are still allowed. And it is these items that can make a stay in the slammer that much more bearable and less toxic.

WATCH: Are Cell Phones In Prison A Crime?

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.17.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Family members of criminals say that when their relatives are sentenced to prison, the entire family serves time. HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill hos...

Family Support Imperative for Prison Inmates

Maureen Murdock | Posted 11.23.2011 | Crime
Maureen Murdock

As time got short, we decided to have our picture taken. We were told to stand in front of a backdrop of blue skies with white fluffy clouds. The photo was blurred and the color was off, but we both smiled like we were somewhere in the Bahamas instead of a steel gray barbed wire enclosed sterile room.