Jail/prison terms

by gerb0150wr
(49 terms)
term Description
cell
behind bars
warden
shiv A sharp weapon made out of an ordinary object such as a toothbrush
solitary confinement
juvie Slang for juvenile detention
slammer Slang for jail
big house Slang for jail
crowbar hotel Slang for jail
clink Slang for jail
pen Slang for jail
penitentiary
tattoo
guard
escape
breakout
riot
life sentence
out on good behavior
parole
parole officer
probation
probation officer
out on parole
cell block
corrections facility
police custody
felon
rehabilitation
release
watchtower
repeat offender
prisoner
gangs
snitch A prisoner who works as an informant
convict
cellmate
inmates
incarceration
lock down
overcrowding
prison currency Often cigarettes and specialty food items
serving time
prison yard
the nick UK slang for prison
do time
reform
lockup
solitary