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** When Brad Bellick is framed for murder and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment, he has the bright idea to get a sentence at the same prison where he used to be the captain of the guard, thinking that his old status will grant him protection by his former colleagues. It backfires because the new hardline Warden is adament about no privileges being accorded to anyone, so he quickly becomes a target for reprisals.

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** When Brad Bellick is framed for murder and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment, he has the bright idea to get a sentence at the same prison where he used to be the captain of the guard, thinking that his old status will grant him protection by his former colleagues. It backfires because the new hardline Warden is adament adamant about no privileges being accorded to anyone, so he quickly becomes a target for reprisals.



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* The 1974 play ''ShortEyes'' by Miguel Piñero (Obie Award, Drama Desk Award, Tony Nomination, made into a film) is about an accused child molester in prison. Nearly all the other inmates turn on him for his crime. The term "Short Eyes" is prison slang for a pedophile.

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* The 1974 play ''ShortEyes'' ''Theatre/ShortEyes'' by Miguel Piñero (Obie Award, Drama Desk Award, Tony Nomination, made into a film) is about an accused child molester in prison. Nearly all the other inmates turn on him for his crime. The term "Short Eyes" is prison slang for a pedophile.



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** Civil Commitments have been declared mentally incapable of living in society by a judge and have not been convicted of a crime. They are people who would have been in a state hospital in the 50's, but are often held in prisons due to a lack of mental health facilities. Mental health offenders often require special attention, but Civil Commits are extreme cases.
* There are a few UrbanLegends around of EvenEvilHasStandards where prisoners murder newly-arrived pedophiles.
* In female prisons, it's reportedly women who [[OffingTheOffspring kill their own children]] who are at the bottom of the prison food chain.
** People who murder children in general are considered only slightly "better" than child molesters.

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** Civil Commitments have been declared mentally incapable of living in society by a judge and have not been convicted of a crime. They are people who would have been in a state hospital in the 50's, '50s, but are often held in prisons due to a lack of mental health facilities. Mental health offenders often require special attention, but Civil Commits are extreme cases.
* There are a few UrbanLegends around of EvenEvilHasStandards where prisoners murder newly-arrived newly arrived pedophiles.
* In female prisons, it's reportedly women who [[OffingTheOffspring kill their own children]] who are at the bottom of the prison food chain.
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chain. People who murder children in general are considered only slightly "better" than child molesters.



** Supposedly, rapists and pedophiles were despised by TheMafiya-run prison gangs in older times, and tended to end up as [[PrisonRape sex]] [[IronicHell slaves]]. In modern times, this "custom", most likely, is dead.

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** * Supposedly, rapists and pedophiles were despised by TheMafiya-run prison gangs in older times, and tended to end up as [[PrisonRape sex]] [[IronicHell slaves]]. In modern times, this "custom", most likely, is dead.





* Unfortunately, people with zero connections to the existing prison gangs are a [[NeutralityBacklash target of all gangs]], due to the many inmate's WithUsOrAgainstUs viewpoint of society, which only further cements the gang-mentality within prison inmates.
* Prisoners with [[BourgeoisBohemian Left-Wing political views]] are treated ''even worse'' than pedophiles, as their political views completely conflict with the prison gangs (all races of gangs in fact, as they all share FantasticRacism against one another), which [[ValuesDissonance encourages bigoted, gangster values]], in contrast to their values. Many who try to express their viewpoints often get killed in the process, sometimes in '''protective custody.'''


* Jeffrey Dahmer was killed by Christopher Scarver in 1994 while serving barely three years into his multiple life sentence. He was declared mentally competent to answer for his crimes, thus placed in the general population. What is notable about this incident is that Dahmer was White while Scarver is Black. Normally, undesirable inmates such as pedophiles are always "handled" by inmates of their own race. To cross racial barriers on such an issue is a violation of prison politics, regardless of the end justifying the means. However, Dahmer was considered an acceptable exception due to the fact that as a White serial killer, the majority of his victims were Black men.



* Jeffrey Dahmer was killed by Christopher Scarver in 1994 while serving barely three years into his multiple life sentence. He was declared mentally competent to answer for his crimes, thus placed in the general population. What is notable about this incident is that Dahmer was White while Scarver is Black. Normally, undesirable inmates such as pedophiles are always "handled" by inmates of their own race. To cross racial barriers on such an issue is a violation of prison politics, regardless of the end justifying the means. However, Dahmer was considered an acceptable exception due to the fact that as a White serial killer, the majority of his victims were Black men.

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* Jeffrey Dahmer was killed by Christopher Scarver in 1994 while serving barely three years into his multiple life sentence. He was declared mentally competent to answer for his crimes, thus placed in the general population. What is notable about this incident is that Dahmer was White while Scarver is Black. Normally, undesirable inmates such as pedophiles are always "handled" by inmates of their own race. To cross racial barriers on such an issue is a violation of prison politics, regardless of the end justifying the means. However, Dahmer was considered an acceptable exception due to the fact that as a White serial killer, the majority of his victims were Black men.

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* Jeffrey Dahmer was killed by Christopher Scarver in 1994 while serving barely three years into his multiple life sentence. He was declared mentally competent to answer for his crimes, thus placed in the general population. What is notable about this incident is that Dahmer was White while Scarver is Black. Normally, undesirable inmates such as pedophiles are always "handled" by inmates of their own race. To cross racial barriers on such an issue is a violation of prison politics, regardless of the end justifying the means. However, Dahmer was considered an acceptable exception due to the fact that as a White serial killer, the majority of his victims were Black men.


* Prisoners with [[BourgeoisBohemian Left-Wing political views]] are treated ''even worse'' than pedophiles, as their political views completely conflict with the prison gangs (all races of gangs in fact, as they all share FantasticRacism against one another)], which [[ValuesDissonance encourages bigoted, gangster values]], in contrast to their values. Many who try to express their viewpoints often get killed in the process, sometimes in '''protective custody.'''

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* Prisoners with [[BourgeoisBohemian Left-Wing political views]] are treated ''even worse'' than pedophiles, as their political views completely conflict with the prison gangs (all races of gangs in fact, as they all share FantasticRacism against one another)], another), which [[ValuesDissonance encourages bigoted, gangster values]], in contrast to their values. Many who try to express their viewpoints often get killed in the process, sometimes in '''protective custody.'''


Mainstream criminals have [[BlackAndGrayMorality a morality scale of their own]]. Many of them despise the police and prison crews (including [[DirtyCop officers sentenced to prison]]), [[TheInformant snitches]], [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil sexual offenders]] (especially [[PaedoHunt child rapists]]), and sexual or racial minorities. TruthInTelevision featured in many works of fiction.

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Mainstream criminals have [[BlackAndGrayMorality a morality scale of their own]]. own]] ([[MoralEventHorizon though in some cases, said morality may involve them being]] ''[[MoralEventHorizon worse]]''). Many of them despise the police and prison crews (including [[DirtyCop officers sentenced to prison]]), [[TheInformant snitches]], [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil sexual offenders]] (especially [[PaedoHunt child rapists]]), and [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain sexual or racial minorities. minorities.]] TruthInTelevision featured in many works of fiction.


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* Unfortunately, people with zero connections to the existing prison gangs are a [[NeutralityBacklash target of all gangs]], due to the many inmate's WithUsOrAgainstUs viewpoint of society, which only further cements the gang-mentality within prison inmates.
* Prisoners with [[BourgeoisBohemian Left-Wing political views]] are treated ''even worse'' than pedophiles, as their political views completely conflict with the prison gangs (all races of gangs in fact, as they all share FantasticRacism against one another)], which [[ValuesDissonance encourages bigoted, gangster values]], in contrast to their values. Many who try to express their viewpoints often get killed in the process, sometimes in '''protective custody.'''


* The authors of the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hi-Fi_murders Hi-Fi murders]] were despised by their death row cellmates, to the point that [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Gilmore Gary Gilmore]], ''en route'' to the [[ShotAtDawn firing squad]], exclaimed [[SeeYouInHell he would see them in Hell]].

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* The authors of the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hi-Fi_murders Hi-Fi murders]] were despised by their death row cellmates, to the point that [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Gilmore org/wiki/Gary_Gilmore_(criminal) Gary Gilmore]], ''en route'' to the [[ShotAtDawn firing squad]], exclaimed [[SeeYouInHell he would see them in Hell]].


* In ''ComicBook/HardTime'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only is he beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive. He was dead only a few ''days'' into his sentence.

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* In ''ComicBook/HardTime'', ''Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only is he beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive. He was dead only a few ''days'' into his sentence.


* In ''ComicBook/Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only is he beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive. He was dead only a few ''days'' into his sentence.

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* In ''ComicBook/Hard Time'', ''ComicBook/HardTime'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only is he beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive. He was dead only a few ''days'' into his sentence.


* In ''Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only is he beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive. He was dead only a few ''days'' into his sentence.

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* In ''Hard ''ComicBook/Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only is he beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive. He was dead only a few ''days'' into his sentence.


* In ''Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only does he get beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive.

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* In ''Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only does is he get beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive.alive. He was dead only a few ''days'' into his sentence.


* In ''Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only does he
get beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive.

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* In ''Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only does he
he get beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive.

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* In ''Hard Time'', Lewis Gatherwood is in State for the rape and murder of a young (implicitly ''very'' young) black girl. Not only does he
get beaten by black inmates in the shower, but SinisterMinister inmate Gantry soon kills him by dousing him in gasoline and burning him alive.


* PlayedForLaughs in ''ComicBook/ArkhamAsylumLivingHell'', in which Warren White pleads insanity to escape going to prison for white-collar crimes -- only to discover that in Arkham, home of any number of psychotic murderers, scamming people out of their money makes him ''even more hated than SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker''.

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* PlayedForLaughs in ''ComicBook/ArkhamAsylumLivingHell'', in which Warren White pleads insanity to escape going to prison for white-collar crimes -- only to discover that in Arkham, home of any number of psychotic murderers, scamming people out of their money makes him ''even more hated than SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker''.ComicBook/TheJoker''.


* ThePunisher once visited a not-quite LuxuryPrisonSuite where it was mentioned that the occupants made use of guys with toothless mouths who knew how to use them, considered the lowest of the low.

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* ThePunisher ''ComicBook/ThePunisher'':
** Frank
once visited a not-quite LuxuryPrisonSuite where it was mentioned that the occupants made use of guys with toothless mouths who knew how to use them, considered the lowest of the low.

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