The Two Day Shakedown

    On Thursday December 1st, DOC spent $18K to shakedown two units. DOC brought extra guards in by the buss load! Literally. The first unit they hit was G UNIT. The dog program is in that unit. So at about 10 am, a guard brought me Sam from G UNIT. Sam is a two … Continue reading The Two Day Shakedown

The 6 AM Shakedown

    Early in the morning, I was awoken by a soft gentle knock on my cell door. I thought I was dreaming. Then my dog, Yahoo, made it clear that this was no dream. He started barking at the officer who was knocking on my door. I jumped out of my top bunk and opened … Continue reading The 6 AM Shakedown

Glossary of Prison Terms

    Prison has its own language. To help you better understand, I’ve put together this glossary of prison terms.   5-0 (pronounced “five-oh”) - slang. a C/O, corrections officer Binky - (n.) homemade prison syringe Bitch - (n.)  A derogatory word used to degrade or belittle someone. The meaning varies depending on the context … Continue reading Glossary of Prison Terms