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Crime Prevention
Visit the Northumbria Police website for useful crime prevention tips.

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Prison life

A police cell
Most prisoners share a small room, called a cell, with one other person.

They are allowed to take in a few of their own things, like pictures and radios, but all the furniture is supplied by the prison. You don't get to decorate your cell so it looks very bare.
You should get to spend 30 minutes a day outside, normally in an exercise yard. But if the weather is bad this might not happen.

Everyone eats in a canteen and can mix together at what's called "free association".

Prisoners have to keep their own cell floor and furniture clean. They are allowed to smoke and can buy cigarettes and snacks from a prison shop.

There are however rules about how much they can spend and it's not very much.