These Are The Worst Prisons In The U.S. (Photo Gallery) was originally published on thebeatdfw.com

1. Rikers Island

Rikers Island

New York

2. Angola Prison

Angola Prison

Louisiana

3. Folsom State Prison

Folsom State Prison

California

4. New Orleans Parish Prison

New Orleans Parish Prison

Louisiana

5. Alcatraz

Alcatraz

California

6. Florence Federal Correctional Complex

Florence Federal Correctional Complex

Colorado

7. Atlanta Federal Penitentiary

Atlanta Federal Penitentiary

Georgia

8. Attica Correctional Facility

Attica Correctional Facility

New York

9. USP Leavenworth

USP Leavenworth

Kansas

10. USP Marion

USP Marion

Illinois

11. San Quentin Prison

San Quentin Prison

California

12. Men’s Central Jail

Men’s Central Jail

California

13. Holman Prison

Holman Prison

Alabama

14. Pelican Bay State Prison

Pelican Bay State Prison

California

15. Sing Sing Maximum Security Correctional Facility

Sing Sing Maximum Security Correctional Facility

New York

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