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guns blazin’ in the heat of the night,
detectives canvassing the scene but there’s not a witness in sight. code of silence.
drugs, guns, and ignorance such a deadly alliance. hopeless children portrayed as the villian. crooked prejudice cops
killing innocent children. the system is bugged,
victimizing the rapist and treating the victims like they are the thugs.

Disclaimer: The views in this article are those of the author. Prison Journalism Project has verified the writer’s identity and basic facts such as the names of institutions mentioned.

Christopher Reece, also known as Bobo Amin, is a writer incarcerated in Michigan. He has been in prison since 2006.