When we hear the word Prison, a dark, dirty place which is surrounded by bars comes in our mind. But, Norway's Halden Prison is something out of our imagination where Criminals are kept with high security to rejuvenate them with modern and comfortable facilities. The life of prisoner here is full of luxury and Halden prison can be simply called the best prison to ever exist.
Let us have a look at the bar free and highly facilitated prison.
The planners at Halden spent $1 million on paintings, photography and light installation just to lessen the stress of prisoners.
At Halden, rooms include en-suite bathrooms, mini- fridges and flat screen TVs. As after being free from there when they go to the society they should not be lag behind of them.
Kitchen and living room is shared by every 10-12 cells where prisoners prepare their meals and relax after working.
Inmates get an opportunity to pick a new hobby. They can shoot hoops on this basketball court. This is organized by security guard from 8:00 am to 8: 00 pm,
There is a recording room where professional artists take the class of inmates and they are called as "Pupil" never prisoner. They work with their charges on Piano, Guitar, bongos and more.
Halden's 75-acre site is covered up with trees to obscure 20-ft.-high security wall as well as inmates can see all the seasons.
Halden's architect used 18 different colors to set a variety and simulate moods.
Norway's prison guard goes through 2 years of training at an officers academy. Their official job is to motivate the inmates to play sports and eat meals together.
They may get all the health services like dentists, doctors, nurses. On-site, Halden boasts a small hospital.
Inmates may learn the basics of nutrition and cooking. They may join the course which they want. This may help them in making their career as caterers, chefs and waiters.
This place is boon for the inmates who are fond of reading or writing.