Archives for: August 31st, 2015

Just south of Florence, Co. stands the ADX Florence prison, home to some of America’s most dangerous felons. The prison is—by former warden Robert Hood’s own admission—“a clean version of hell.”


Hood, who was warden from 2002 to 2005, made the above statement in an interview with 60 Minutes. He was describing the harsh conditions of the highest security prison in the United States—sometimes called the “Supermax.” ADX has

Recently, jails in Colorado have been coming under fire for their prison guards’ use of excessive force against inmates. In a number of incidents—many of which were caught on tape—inmates suffered a variety of physical injuries, from bruising and broken bones to asphyxiation and death, at the hands of overzealous guards.


Some of the incidents currently in question include: use of excessive or unwarranted tasing, shoving inmates through doors,