I was sentenced to 50 years in Prison at the age of 18 for non-violent crimes. Spent my entire sentence in Maximum Security Facilities. AMA
For clarification 40 years were suspended. I ended up doing about 6 years. I was also sentenced to 10 years probation which I violated in 2007 and served 5 months in jail. I have seen pretty much everything you can imagine. I have been out of Prison for 15 years! Ask me anything!
My wife and I also have a small sub /r/ExCons. We started the sub to help those former inmates recently released. Our hope is that the recidivism rate our communities face will dwindle with more people helping a stigmatized group of individuals. Please visit us and contribute. Thanks so much.
Submitted proof to Mods.
EDIT#1- So after over 8 hours of answering questions... I will need to call it a night soon. I sincerely appreciate everyone's interest and will answer more tomorrow. Please visit our sub /r/ExCons :)