"Everything in prison is violence. Everything you do. EVERYTHING. Yet it is absolutely possible to avoid. When you know the system it is possible to not get encompassed in violence." - Bill Mulholland
Bill Mulholland spent a lot of time in prison -- 21 years total in state and federal facilities. There is a code in prison, a set of unspoken rules. But not everyone knows the "rules" when they are sent away. And that can lead to trouble.
All this week, HLN is taking you behind bars. Jane Velez-Mitchell is taking a first-hand look at America behind bars every night at 7 p.m. ET. Tune in as Jane herself goes behind bars to see for herself what it is like to be arrested, processed and spend a night in a jail cell.
Jane Velez-Mitchell gets an up-close look at the possible dangers facing Jodi Arias in prison.
All this week, HLN takes you into the country’s jails and prisons, putting the spotlight on "America Behind Bars." Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, be sure to tune in to our special two-part show “Nancy Grace: Behind Bars,” as Nancy visits the very type of women she used to prosecute, in the same jail that houses Jodi Arias.
What exactly happens when you're arrested, booked and held in jail?
Jane Velez-Mitchell is an outspoken advocate for animal rights and safety. She has won multiple Genesis awards given by the Humane Society of the United States for her work speaking out against animal cruelty. Read all of our animal stories here.