AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Yesterday, we heard from an inmate in Alabama named David Crenshaw. He's been in prison for 26 years. He told us, in all those years, inmates never felt as unsafe as they do now. DAVID CRENSHAW: We never just felt like our life being in danger the way it is today. Basically, everybody incarcerated feels in danger. CORNISH: It's not just feeling in danger. Between 2015 and 2017, there were nearly two dozen homicides in Alabama's prisons. That's according to the U.S. Justice Department. It issued a report this year that found understaffed prisons rife with drugs, weapons and violence. Facing the threat of a federal lawsuit, the Alabama Department of Corrections released a plan it says will turn things around. JEFF DUNN: Our goal here...
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