This is a really interesting article on cell phones in prisons Outlawed, Cellphones are Thriving in Prisons by Kim Severson and Robbie Brown.  It gives a good case for both sides, even though cell phones are actually banned in prisons.  Prisoners can keep up illegal activities using smart phones while in prison, but they can also stay in contact with family, which helps them to better readjust to life upon leaving prison.  But the whole part about how people have gotten phones into prisons with metal detectors and layers of security by throwing or shooting camouflaged phones over the fences was just too good for me to resist…

 

One Response to Megan Piontkowski – 1.3.11 – How to Get a Cell Phone to Your Loved One in Prison

  1. Thanks Megan, I think your drawings are clever, i wanted to do this story to but there were no images for me, way to use the ol’ imagination.

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