• Why Would An Innocent Man Take “Life With Parole”?

    “My name is Minister DeAndre Pointer; I have been incarcerated and wrongfully convicted for (2) Murders that I didn’t commit and have statements from victim (name redacted by MPR) that…

  • Current Conditions At Algoa in Jefferson City

    Missouri Prison Reform received the following message from an individual who is currently incarcerated at Algoa Correctional Center in Jefferson City. This is posted with his permission. “thank u for…

  • Is It Just Easier To Throw People Away And Forget About Them?

    Take a moment to think about the most straight-laced, law abiding person you know.  Maybe it’s one of your parents or a grandparent, maybe it’s your pastor or a close…

  • Questions From WRDCC

    Missouri Prison Reform received the following letter from an individual who is currently incarcerated at Western Reception Diagnostic and Correctional Center in St. Joseph, Missouri. We will continue to provide…

  • Update From WMCC

     We received the following message from an individual who’s currently at Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron, Missouri. Sadly, we hear stories about medical neglect like this frequently.    “I…

  • A Truth About Incarceration

    We received the following message from an individual who’s currently incarcerated in Missouri’s Department of Corrections. This is the truth about our prisons. Drugs are everywhere and these individuals cannot…