HMP Dovegate Plagued by Violence, Drugs and Self-Harm

Published on October 10, 2017

High levels of violence, self-harm and drug use continue to plague a Staffordshire prison, according…

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Inmates at Yorkshire Jail Receive Letters Soaked in Drugs

Published on October 2, 2017

Staff at a Yorkshire jail are photocopying letters before handing them to inmates, in case…

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13,000 Phones and 225kg of Drugs Found in Prisons

Published on July 10, 2017

The prisons minister has called the state of the UK’s jails “unacceptable” following the revelation…

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Government Vows to Put Prison Drone Smugglers Behind Bars

Published on April 24, 2017

A specialist squad has been formed to crack down on criminals who use drones to…

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Inmates Advised on How to Take Deadly Illegal Drugs ‘Safely’

Published on February 27, 2017

Inmates at a Salford prison have been handed leaflets advising them on how to take…

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Drugs in UK Prisons – An Insider’s Perspective

Published on June 2, 2016

Drugs for tobacco. We regularly talk to inmates in prisons across the UK – to…

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UK Prison History Uncovered: HMP Altcourse

Published on May 3, 2016

UK Prison History Uncovered: HMP Altcourse HMP Altcourse’s history may only be a short one;…

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