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Resource ID: #13600
Subject: Prisons
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: November 10, 11 & 24, 1996



This series documented how Illinois prison officials have ceded much of the control of the state's three main maximum security prisons to inmate gang leaders. Inmates behind bars have become the captains of lucrative industries, presiding over black market enterprises such as dealing in drugs, gambling, food, booze and sex. (November 10, 11 & 24, 1996)

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