What type of clothing can I wear in prison?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Prison Consultant Ed Bales explains how inmates are usually given one outfit to wear in prison, but may purchase other items from the commissary.

    Ed Bales

    Ed Bales is the Managing Director of Federal Prison Consultants, LLC. He has 25 years of related experience. He was a Practice Administrator for a law practice for many years and has developed cutting edge strategies to assist Defendants, Inmates and Attorneys with pre and post sentencing strategies and Federal and State prison advocacy. He has been featured on National and International Broadcasts for both Television and Radio. He is also referenced in several books and Nationally based newspapers as a noted Prison Expert.


    Federal Prison Consultants, LLC is a full service Federal and State prison and sentencing consulting and advocacy firm. The combined experience on staff contains over 200 years of Criminal Justice, Paralegal, Psychological and Advocate experience.

    Host: What type of clothing can I wear in prison?

    Ed Bales: In prison, you will usually be assigned some type of Khaki outfit or former army fatigues. You will be given a uniform that you will wear to work. For the most part, it will be some type of a Khaki type outfit. You will also be able to purchase clothing through the commissary. You will be able to purchase sneakers as well as a sweat suits and T-shirts and underwear and other related items like that.