An unidentified Texas department of corrections officer shows the keys to the execution chamber and witness room on April 17, 1997 at Ellis Unit in Huntsville, Texas USA. Texas leads all records in executing people around the US. The prisoners are executed by lethal injection
In the news by Karen Franklin PhD At least three out of every four men being indefinitely detained as Sexually Violent Predators in Minnesota would never commit another sex crime if they were released. That’s the conclusion of a new study by the chief researcher for the Department of Corrections in Minnesota, the state with the highest per capita rate of preventive detention in the United States.
Robert Downey Jr. was photographed by the California Department of Corrections in August 1999 while serving time on a drug conviction. The second mug shot was taken in November 2000 after his arrest at the Merv Griffin Resort in Palm Springs for drug possession. The third photo was taken in April 2001 after the actor was busted in a Culver City alley for investigation of being under the influence of a controlled substance.