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Video Surveillance Increases with no Accountability By: Mike Rhodes Mayor Ashley Swearengin announced on April 14 that the city has placed an additional 10 video surveillance cameras in downtown [...] Continue Reading

Grown Men Don’t Cry, Do They?

By: Maria Telesco Grown men don't cry, especially in prison, where it might be interpreted as a sign of weakness. At least that's what some say. People also say that prisoners who commit violent [...] Continue Reading


By: Richard Stone Matthew 25:26 says, “I was in prison and you came to visit me.” My colleague, Maria Telesco, understands the passage as a pronouncement by Jesus that the redemptive work his life [...] Continue Reading

Locked Up, But Not Forgotten

By: Bill Sanford and Maria Telesco On the wall, a sign said: Goal 3,900. That was the number of Ziploc bags to be filled for the inmates of the Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF) in [...] Continue Reading