Prisons in the press – 9 March

Drugs seized 30 times a day and a murder suspect released by mistake

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Prisons in the press – 17 February

Prisons rife with Spice and contraband in crisp packets

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Prison visitor tried to smuggle drugs and phones in crisp packets. Image: Umami

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Prisons in the press – 20 January

Smuggled phones and cigarette bans behind bars

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Inmate caught with five mobile phones. Image: Jeff Gitchel

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Prisons in the press – 23 December

After the Birmingham prison riots and HMP Bristol’s Christmas dinner

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Image: Ian Turk Christmas Pudding

Image: Ian Turk Christmas Pudding

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Prisons in the press – 16 December

Dangerous private prisons and the jail that will soon be student digs

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A famous cell key goes up for sale. Image: Ke Dickson

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Prisons in the press – 2 December

The drug dodging prison guard and the campaign to change food behind bars

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The campaign to improve prison nutrition Image: SB

The campaign to improve prison nutrition Image: SB

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Prisons in the press – 25 November

Tougher community sentences and increasing violence behind bars

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Prison staff across the country have this week been injured in a number of riots. Image: macwagen

Prison staff across the country have this week been injured in a number of riots. Image: macwagen

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Prisons in the press – 4 November

2,500 more officers to be recruited to fight the war on drugs, drones and mobile phones

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Eagles could soon be used to down drones. Image: Don McCullough

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Prisons in the press – 28 October

Scotland’s falling prison population and the play that could change Government policy

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An idea born behind prison bars could soon change government policy. Image: live.org

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Prisons in the press – 21 October

Prison reforms “simply not achievable” amid “loss of control”

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Credit: Guillermo Ruiz, Flickr

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