Prison Watch UK provides news and analysis on British prisons. We aim to get to the truth hidden behind bars and explain why you should care.
Society knows what goes on in schools, hospitals and other public institutions but prisons and the darker corners of the criminal justice system remain secretive. The money we spend on criminal justice, and how well that reduces reofending, affects us all.
Our honest, fair and accurate reporting scrutinises policy and holds those in power to account. Social justice is at the heart of what we do.
We are a team of investigative reporters spreading sunlight and transparency into the darker corners of Britain’s lock-ups.
Particularly interested in women and children in the criminal justice system, rehabilitation and the probation service, alternatives to prison and freedom of information.
Got a story? We would love to hear from you with any tips, tricks or techniques that would help in our investigations.