The High Costs Of High Security At Supermax Prisons

News & Features Jacob McCleland · ·
Lt. Robert DuBois (center) handcuffs Tamms Correctional Center inmate Damien Terry (left) before he is taken from his holding cell in 2009. State budget constraints are forcing the facility — Illinois' only supermaximum security prison — to either close or be converted to a lower-security prison.