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UK - Criminal Justice System - HMP Downview women's prison

Seedlings growing in the prisoner run greenhouse at HMP Downview. HM Prison Downview is a women's closed category prison. Downview is located on the outskirts of Banstead in Surrey, England. The prison is operated by Her Majesty's Prison Service. Downview Prison holds adult Sentenced Female prisoners and convicted and remanded female juveniles. The prison holds approximately 50% foreign nationals. Downview is divided into 4 Wings, A,B,C,D (D wing is a resettlement Wing), and the Juvenile Unit. All wings have single cell accommodation with in-cell electricity. The prison offers vocational training courses and NVQs for inmates. The resettlement wing provides opportunities for inmates to work and receive education outside the prison. (Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images)
UK - Criminal Justice System - HMP Downview women's prison
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Corbis Historical
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31 March, 2008
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5126 x 3418 px (43.40 x 28.94 cm) - 300 dpi - 7 MB