Links of Interest Q - Z
Links of interest that include personal sites; news and information regarding the Justice System, various State Departments of Corrections; groups and sites involved with the penal and or legal system; and other interesting sites. Each member has added to this list as ones they as individuals or as the group feel should be shared with you.
You can click on the pictures or the sites' name to open.
is the production company that producted, filmed and edit each of our stories for "Prison Wives"
Tennessee Department of Corrections Mission Statement: To enhance public safety in Tennessee through incarceration and rehabilitation of felony offenders
Texas Department of Criminal JusticeThe mission of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is to provide public safety, promote positive change in offender behavior, reintegrate offenders into society, and assist victims of crime. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) manages offenders in state prisons, state jails and private correctional facilities that contract with TDCJ.
Tommy Turtle Turns Blue
by Don Benson This delightful children's book is about Tommy Turtle. He wakes one morning to find a crack in his shell. His friend, Sammy Snail arrives and together they set off to find Tommy a new home. On the way they make a new friend and learn a valuable lesson about friendship from both old and new friends. There is a wholesome moral about trust and friendship in this story, that you are sure to love.
Truth in Justice
is an educational non-profit organized to educate the public regarding the vulnerabilities in the U. S. criminal justice system that make the criminal conviction of wholly innocent persons possible. Truth in Justice has over 1,600 pages of information and resources. Please use the google search engine at the right to find the information you need.
is the online version of VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday), the National Victim Notification Network. This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. Victims and other concerned citizens can also register to be notified by phone, email, text message (SMS) or TTY device when an offender's custody status changes. Users can also register through their participating state or county toll-free number.
Women's Prison Association
is the nation's oldest service and advocacy organization committed to helping women with criminal justice histories see new possibilities for themselves and their families.WPA is a service and advocacy organization committed to helping women with criminal justice histories realize new possibilities for themselves and their families. Our program services make it possible for women to obtain work, housing, and health care; to rebuild their families; and to participate fully in civic life. Through the Institute on Women & Criminal Justice, WPA pursues a rigorous policy, advocacy, and research agenda to bring new perspectives to public debates on women and criminal justice.
mission to protect the rights of women in Florida state prisons, cooperatively working for justice to improve the conditions of confinement, to free those wrongly convicted and to work with attorneys that specialize in clemency and parole for those who deserve their freedom. We are a grassroots organization mobilizing to change the criminal justice system in the United States however we are not lawyers and we are not qualified to provide direct legal assistance