The circumstances as to what will bring an offender back to prison fluctuate greatly, inmate Brian Wood writes, and sometimes even small violations can send a parolee back to prison.
“I believe I’m ready for the hardest part of all this, and that will be accepting that people will have varied opinions of me,” inmate Brian Wood writes.
Any way we can make life more humane and compassionate for those caught up in the criminal justice system will, in the end, benefit society, Nolan Taylor writes.
“I don’t think I’ll last very long in my new section,” inmate Brian Wood writes. “I’ll probably try to go elsewhere, but who knows — I may be getting voted off the island before then.”
If a prisoner refuses to comply with orders, then officers will eventually intervene and use force, but not before they gather overwhelming numbers, inmate Brian Wood writes.