ESU is a safe alternative for inmates and mental health patients, providing a humane alternative to eating with fingers.
— CSP-SAC prison authorities in Folsom, California

Articles for News

January 4, 2019   /   by

How solitary confinement drove a young inmate to the brink of insanity

January 2, 2019    / by: Jeff Coen & Stacy St. Clair / Chicago Tribune News With his mental state deteriorating as... Read More ›



December 17, 2018   /   by

Investigation into inmate’s suicide faults Maryland women’s prison’s treatment of people with disabilities

December 15, 2018    / by: Washington Post I BY LILLIAN REED / News An investigation into Maryland’s only prison for women... Read More ›



December 11, 2018   /   by

Ohio Dept of Rehabilitation & Corrections Take Pro-active Steps to Reduce Inmate Self-harm

December 11, 2018 – Ohio’s Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) has recently taken proactive steps to address inmate self-harm and suicide in... Read More ›



May 9, 2018   /   by CorrectionsOne BrandFocus Staff

3 ways to increase safety and reduce costs in your facility with an eating utensil

By Melissa Mann for CorrectionsOne BrandFocus A simple change in supplies can make a big difference. Where many facilities use silverware or... Read More ›



January 31, 2017   /   by I BY ED GALLEK

Video shows inmates unlocking cell doors with spoons

CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team has obtained video showing how some prisoners at the Cuyahoga County Jail have been able to... Read More ›



November 19, 2016   /   by BY KERI BLAKINGER, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Beyond shivs and shanks: A look at lesser-known prison weapons

In “Orange is the New Black,” Pennsatucky (Taryn Manning) uses a cross as a weapon in a fight against Piper. (NETFLIX) BY KERI... Read More ›



July 18, 2016   /   by PMC US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

Inmate-made weapons in prison facilities: assessing the injury risk

PMC: More than 2400 correctional workers in the United States required medical attention in 1999 following assaults by inmates, often with unconventional... Read More ›



December 22, 2015   /   by By CorrectionsOne BrandFocus Staff

How one utensil provides a safer option to inmates and COs

The EcoSecurity Utensil may be one small change inside a facility, but it can have a big effect on safety, health and... Read More ›



December 7, 2015   /   by Liang C. Zhang, Sourcing Analyst

Utensil of Choice for Bob Barker’s Meatless Monday Cook-off

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October 21, 2015   /   by Adam Bluestein of INC. Magazine

Tapping the Prison Market

Like most law-abiding citizens, Peggy Cross never expected to find herself in a penitentiary—let alone a prison riot. But there she was... Read More ›