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Subject: Prison discipline
Punitive segregation allows only one 15-minute call per week, however, they may write as many letters that they want.
Subject: Prison discipline
Our advice would be to speak with the chaplain first. Get a feel for the situation there, although the chaplain is an employee they usually have a level of empathy. If you find that the chaplain is helpful, then their advice should be followed. If you feel that the chaplain is not really listening, then you should take it to the next level and ask to speak to the warden. It is our experience that unless there is a mountain...
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Subject: Prison discipline
Sometimes the inmates are unable to use the phone. It might be a group or individual punishment that is only temporary. If you go too long without hearing from him, you might try calling the facility and ask to speak with the case manager, counselor or unit team secretary to get more information.
Subject: Prison discipline
You might try calling the facility and ask to speak with the case manager, counselor or unit team secretary to get more information.
Subject: Prison discipline
Unfortunately the federal Bureau of Prisons does not have to tell the outside public anything that they are doing relating to inmate punishment or transfer. If your inmate is in the SHU, he is allowed one 15-minute phone call per week. He is allowed to receive mail and he is allowed to write. If you have spoken to your inmate's counselor or case manager (or unit team secretary) before that might open the lines of communication, but it is not...
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Subject: Prison discipline
The penalties for a failed drug test while incarcerated can be some or all of the following: significant time in disciplinary segregation (the SHU, the "hole", etc)loss of visitation, loss of commissary, loss of telephone use, loss of good time credits and possibly transferred to a prison with higher security which makes doing time even harder than it needs to be.
Subject: Prison discipline
He might have had a stop at the infirmary on his way to the SHU. If he had cash on him he will likely lose some privileges for a while maybe even get shipped to a prison further from home.
Subject: Prison discipline
Probably, but you need to consider why there was a protective order in the first place. This might be a good time to take inventory of your life and NOT go back to the person you needed protection from. Before you visit, ask the counselor or case manager if there are any lingering restrictions for visitation so that you do not make the trip for nothing.
Subject: Prison discipline
The classification for inmate custody level is done in Beaumont TX by an arbitrary committee that looks at only hard data. This is not a punitive selection, it is based on several factors that are not made known to the public. If they have him in high security, they must have something more than you have heard. You would not be entitled to reviewing his file, nor could you get any information by calling them and asking. The best your...
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Subject: Prison discipline
SHU inmates get one 15-minute call per week