Prison Service Journal

The Prison Service Journal is a peer reviewed journal published by HM Prison Service of England and Wales. Its purpose is to promote discussion on issues related to the work of the Prison Service, the wider criminal justice system and associated fields. It aims to present reliable information and a range of views about these issues.

It is hosted by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies following the re-structure of the Prison Service and the loss of the Prison Service website.

Any queries regarding the PSJ, back issues or editorial articles for forthcoming issues should be sent to The postal address for contact is:

Prison Service Journal
c/o Print Shop Manager
HMP Leyhill
GL12 8HL

September 2013 No. 209.

Includes three articles on HMP Pentonville.

July 2013 No. 208

In this issue: a special focus on HMP Whatton.

May 2013 No. 207 

March 2013 No. 206 

January 2013 No. 205 

November 2012 No. 204 

September 2012 No. 203 

July 2012 No. 202 

May 2012 No. 201 

March 2012 No. 200