prison stories

Who Guards the Guards?

Sergeant McKay* was passing out the food trays, sliding the trays through the slot in our metal doors. Every convict on the confinement tier knew you just don't ask Sergeant McKay to pass your food tray to someone else for you. Everyone knew that except Ray "Noodles."
2021-02-15T12:29:03-05:00Juveniles in Prison|

What Really Happens in Juvenile Detention

At the ripe young age of eleven, in the fifth grade of elementary school, I was arrested and transferred to Mount Sinai psych ward for assaulting my math teacher, Mr. Friedman.  A counselor named Ms. Brown convinced the cops that I should be taken to a hospital instead of a jail cell.