We speak with a former prison guard and a former prison inmate about what life is like behind bars.
Guests: Robert Reilly, moved to the United States from England to pursue a career as a professional musician. He worked as a prison guard for six years, leaving the corrections system in 2007. Today he lives in midcoast Maine with his wife and three children, and works as an outdoor education instructor. He's the author of 'Life in Prison: Eight Hours at a Time'
Joseph Jackson, Former prisoner and now Coordinator of Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition
Click here to listen to Part 1 of MPBN's Susan Sharon's recent stories on the grievance process for Maine State Prisoners.
Click here to listen to Part 2 of Susan Sharon's stories on the grievance process for Maine State Prisoners.