When large groups of men can break out into violence at any time, female prison guards in Miami face the difficult task of keeping themselves and inmates out of harm’s way.
Locked in with 64 male inmates, unprotected by bars or doors, a veteran female prison guard must keep her wits about her in order to stay safe.
At Dallas County Jail, around half the prison guards are women who face daily harassment and violence as they fight to maintain control of the seventh largest prison in the United States.
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