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A police officer who went to jail undercover quit the force after he got out — and his decision is a sobering reminder of how bad prison really is

The documentary series “60 Days In” followed nine law-abiding citizens who went undercover as inmates in an Atlanta jail for two months. The undercover inmates were exposed to drugs, violence, and frequent confrontations with jail staff. Consequently, a participant who had worked as a police officer ended up leaving the […]
A police officer who went to jail undercover quit the force after he got out  —  and his decision is a sobering reminder of how bad prison really is
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Regular Americans who went undercover in jail for 2 months discovered a strict social hierarchy that governs everything from where you sleep to whether you get to shower

“60 Days In” follows undercover inmates who navigate life in Fulton County Jail in Atlanta and Clark County Jail in southern Indiana. The undercover inmates learned about the complex social dynamics that take place in jail. Unwritten rules dictated how new inmates eat, sleep, socialise, and solve disputes. Life in […]
Regular Americans who went undercover in jail for 2 months discovered a strict social hierarchy that governs everything from where you sleep to whether you get to shower
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At an Atlanta jail, inmates aren’t allowed to receive letters with postage stamps — and it’s a security measure the guards can’t afford to ignore

Inmates at Fulton County Jail in Atlanta are not allowed to receive mail with adhesive postage stamps – only meter stamps. The reason is that inmates can use outside accomplices to smuggle drugs underneath the adhesive stamps. Guards are constantly on alert for contraband material like drugs, weapons, and phones. […]
At an Atlanta jail, inmates aren’t allowed to receive letters with postage stamps  —  and it’s a security measure the guards can’t afford to ignore