Prisons, jails and correctional facilities.|
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|The complex consists of three separate facilities. The facilities are now referred to as Level V, Level VI and Level II for the minimum restrict facility.||11/21/2005||467|
|NJSP operates two maximum security units.||11/21/2005||436|
|The facility was constructed and currently houses 800 capital punishment, maximum security and high-risk male inmates including those sentenced to death.||11/21/2005||497|
|Les Baumettes, Famous Prison in Marseille, France.||11/20/2005||591|
|The Washington State Penitentiary is the largest correctional institution in the state.||11/20/2005||512|
|Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) is the state's only maximum security prison with an inmate population of 5,108.||11/20/2005||576|
|The USDB, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 66027, originally designated the U.S. Military Prison, was established by Congress in 1874 and has been in operation at Fort Leavenworth since May 15, 1875. This military prison has the distinction of offering the first vocational training program established in this country for prisoners. The USDB is the only long term prison in the Department of Defense, inc...||11/17/2005||780|
|the Prison of fleury-merogis in france. (near Paris)||11/17/2005||607|
|Prison of Fresnes, near Paris.||11/17/2005||369|
|the prison of grasse||11/14/2005||471|
|a correctional center in Missouri.||11/07/2005||426|
|M.C.S.O. Tent City Jail - Sheriff Joe Arpaio|
Sherrif Joe is known to be the toughest sherrif in the US.
This is where he keeps inmates locked up in tents in 115 degree heat in the middle of the summer. He is also known to feed inmates green Bologna sandwitches and where pink underware.
|Old Melbourne Jail, Victoria, Australia. Built in the mid 1800's, between 1842 and 1929 [when it closed] there were 135 hangings including the famous bushranger Ned Kelly. Thankfully capital punishment is no more a part of Australia.||10/21/2005||411|
|Adelaide Jail. South Australia.||10/17/2005||323|
|Now called East Jersey State Prison. Popular place for movie filmings, starting with Woody Allen's "Take the Money and Run."||09/23/2005||614|
|Granite walls, heavy metal-studded doors, bare courtyards - what more could you ask for in an ancient jail? Unfortunately, permission has just been given to turn part of it into housing. An attempt will be made to retain at least part of the original features though.||09/13/2005||278|
|Yatala Prison, South Australia.||09/13/2005||388|
|Klong Prem Central prison was originally a temporary prison established in 1944. It is Thailand's largest prison with over 7,000 prisoners.||09/09/2005||816|
|Pentridge Prison, Melbourne, Australia.||09/09/2005||718|
|Long Bay Jail , Sydney , Australia||09/08/2005||512|
|Strangeways Prison was built to replace New Bailey prison in Salford which closed in 1868.|
It was designed by Alfred Waterhouse in 1861, using the Panopticon (radial) concept and construction was completed in 1869.
A total of 100 hangings have been carried out here, the last one in 1964.
|Built 2002, a ultra safe modern prison. For arrested people who have yet to be sentenced....||08/25/2005||472|
|Carandiru - Jail Complex - Today is totally de-activated, and the buildings were demolished. A park was created in its place. (Yought Park) - Sao Paulo. It used to be the biggest Jail Complex in Latin America.||08/22/2005||449|
|This correctional facility is truly "old-school", build in the late 19th century. It is built in the so-called "pan-optical-system" which means the guards are sitting in the centre and have visual access to all five blocks/houses at any time.|
Novelist Hans Fallada wrote his famous novel "Wer einmal aus dem Blechnapf ***" while detained in Moabit.
|Chateau d'If. Used from 1634 as a detention center for political prisoners. Its most famous and romantic prisoner is the fictional inmate Edmond Dantès, the hero of Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Montecristo.|