Newjack

Guarding Sing Sing

From the book jacket: Ted Conover, the intrepid author of Coyotes, about the world of illegal Mexican immigrants, spent a year as a prison guard at Sing Sing. Newjack, his account of that experience, is a milestone in American journalism: a book that casts new and unexpected light on this nation’s prison crisis and sets a new standard for courageous, in-depth reporting.

At the infamous Sing Sing, once a model prison but now New York State’s most troubled maximum-security facility, Read more »

  • Arriving at work.

  • Near wallpost, north side of prison. Photo by Jennifer Klein.

  • TC’s graduating class, corrections academy in Albany.

  • Photo by Jennifer Klein

  • Outside sally port, south side of Sing Sing. Photo by Jennifer Klein.