Prison Facts Generator

  • [Prison fact 1] Alcatraz’s prison guards created the myths about man-eating sharks and the deadly waters of San Francisco to discourage prisoners from escaping. There is only one recorded shark fatality in San Francisco which was back in 1959.


  • [Prison fact 2] A convict named Billy Hunt tried to escape Port Arthur Prison (Tasmania) by disguising himself as a kangaroo. The plan worked until a couple of hungry guards decided to supplement their rations with some kangaroo meat and took him. Billy had no choice but to surrender.


  • [Prison fact 3] Japanese Prisoners of War were tortured by forcing uncooked rice down their throats and pumping water in; forcing the rice to expand and cause internal bleeding.


  • [Prison fact 4] The now infamous Stanford Prison Experiment, involving fake prisoners and guards, investigated the psychological effects of perceived power.


  • [Prison fact 5] Frankie Fraser, a notorious English gangster who served over 42 years in 20 different prisons, would burn, electrocute, whip, and pull out the teeth of his disloyal gang members.


  • [Prison fact 6] At Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), a maximum security prison in the Philippines, inmates perform dance routines and some have even become online celebrities known as the CPDRC dancers.


  • [Prison fact 7] Thai prisoners are released early if they take part in special kickboxing matches against foreigners.


  • [Prison fact 8] Walter Frederick Morrison, the inventor of the Frisbee fought in World War 2 as a pilot, got shot down in Italy, and was a prisoner of war for 48 days.


  • [Prison fact 9] Since 2000, the total number of women serving time in the United States has increased by about 50%, while the male prison population has grown about 18%.


  • [Prison fact 10] The United States prison system costs an estimated $80 billion per year.


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