Minors Who Do Time in New Jersey’s Adult Prisons Must Deal with Intimidation

Jamal is serving nine years in an adult prison in New Jersey for two armed robberies and a carjacking he committed when he was 14. He was segregated from adult inmates until he turned 18. But it’s not inmates he’s worried about; it’s the guards.

"They'll say stuff like, 'We’ll take care of you here,'" Jamal said. "‘Ain’t no cameras’ and stuff like that."

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