What are higher security level prisons like?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Prison Consultant Ed Bales explains how higher security prisons hold inmates that generally have a sentence of 20 years to life and have committed more serious crimes.

    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 are higher security levels like?

    Ed Bales: Higher security facilities have more inmates that maybe murderers, rapists, life time inmates, sexual predators. It's the heavy duty type of crime. They usually have sentences of more than 20 years and many of them have life.