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Tamms Prison

Striking Photographs Bring The Outside World To Inmates In Solitary Confinement

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.20.2013 | Arts

In 1998 Tamms Correctional Center opened in Illinois, a prison designed to subject its inmates to total and complete isolation. Originally the prison ...

Prison Workers Questioned By State Police Regarding Leaks

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 08.08.2012 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois State Police investigators attempted to question at least six workers at Tamms Correctional Center on Tuesday in a crimi...

It's Time for Illinois to Close Tamms Supermax

John Maki | Posted 07.23.2012 | Chicago
John Maki

If Illinois does not close Tamms, the state will face the certainty of substantial long and short-term costs that taxpayers cannot afford.