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Supermax Prison: Controlling the Most Dangerous Criminals · Hosted by Cape Girardeau Public Library
December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Tamms supermax prison reduced violence, protected the staff and inmates, and provided the mental health needs of a unique population. But time eroded public confidence in a facility that imposed long-term solitary confinement years beyond acceptable practice. Hear stories of unimaginable violence, sadness, as well as hues of happiness and hope. Author Larry L. Franklin will present the good and bad, the certain and unimaginable.