prison http://ijpr.org en Girl Scouts Beyond Bars http://ijpr.org/post/girl-scouts-beyond-bars <p></p><p>Going to prison is no picnic, but it's hard on more than the person serving time.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The Girl Scouts of America runs a program to help women in prison stay connected to their daughters, for the benefit of both. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:57:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 4913 at http://ijpr.org Girl Scouts Beyond Bars Violence Increasing In California County Jails http://ijpr.org/post/violence-increasing-california-county-jails <p>California County jails have seen a marked increase in violence since they began housing thousands of offenders who previously would have gone to state prisons.</p><p></p><p>Assault records requested by The Associated Press show that many of the 10 counties that account for 70 percent of California's total jail population have experienced a surge in the number of inmate fights and attacks on jail employees. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:46:00 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 3890 at http://ijpr.org Violence Increasing In California County Jails State Prison Culture Comes To The County Jail http://ijpr.org/post/state-prison-culture-comes-county-jail <p>Journalists have the differences between &quot;jail&quot; (shorter-term stays, generally pre-trial) and &quot;prison&quot; (longer stays, post-conviction) hammered into them.&nbsp;</p><p>But California&#39;s prison/jail realignment is narrowing the differences between the institutions.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.co.shasta.ca.us/index/sheriff_index.aspx" target="_blank"> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 17:11:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 710 at http://ijpr.org State Prison Culture Comes To The County Jail