TALES FROM PENNSYLVANIA PRISONS

"I, for one, would not wish to be a part of a corrections system which brutalizes and demeans inmates."
Pennsylavania Commissioner of Corrections Martin F. Horn as reported in Graterfriends, XVI, No. 1, February 1998, p. 1




Death by Strangulation (Posted May 1, 1998)

Rockview Niggers (Posted February 26, 1998)

Rape at Rockview (Posted January 14, 1998)

Coal Township Riot (Posted November 26, 1997)

Christmas at Mercer (Posted November 26, 1997)

Prison Justice (Posted December 15,1997; last updated December 13, 1998)

Quehanna Beating (Posted December 15, 1997)

The Pink Cell (Posted January 8, 1998)

Rockiew Medicine (Posted December 15, 1997; last updated June 27, 2000)

Tough on Crime, Soft on Law (Posted December 18, 1997)

Food Service (Posted January 8, 1998; last updated August 10, 2000)

Debtors Prison (Posted January 8, 1998)

Caged Animals (Posted January 14, 1998; last updated September 15, 2001)

Beatings at Greene County (Posted January 14, 1998; last updated April 30, 1999)

Confinement by Bribery (Posted January 20, 1998)

Response from a Prison Guard (Posted January 20, 1998)

Scab Labor (Posted February 8, 1998)

Theft by the Department of Corrections (Posted March 5, 1998)

Beatings at Graterford (Posted June 3, 1998; last updated September 30, 2001)

Captain Brumfield (Posted December 9, 1998)

The Real Story (Posted December 13, 1998)

Cell Mates (Posted February 17, 1999)

The Hunger Strike (Posted March 29, 2000)

Taping a Privileged Conversation (Posted August 2, 2000)

Murder, Inc. (Posted August 2, 2000)

Beating at Pittsburgh (Posted May 6, 2001)

Standard for Justice (Posted May 31, 2001)

Death of Fernando White (posted September 20, 2001)

Beating at Frackville (posted June 29, 2002)