Alcatraz was One of the Only Federal Prisons at the Time That Allowed Hot Showers. This was to Deter Prisoners from Acclimating to Cold Water and Escaping Through the San Francisco Bay.
Prison facilities designed to house notorious criminals have undergone incredible evolution over the centuries. In this day and age, bars and guards are insufficient, and prison security measures are as advanced, and sometimes as primitively simple, as they can be. But did you know that Alcatraz was the only prison to have hot showers? At […]