Joseph Dole

Joseph Dole is currently serving a Life-Without-Parole sentence for a crime he did not commit. He is a published writer, artist, and activist, has been incarcerated for over 22 years, and spent a decade in the notorious TAMMS supermax prison. He recently received his Bachelors Degree from NEIU/UWW, focusing on Critical Carceral-Legal Studies. He is co-founder and policy director of Parole Illinois, an organization dedicated to abolishing long-term prison sentences. More of his work can be seen at his Facebook page. He can be contacted at or Joseph Dole K84446, Stateville C.C., PO Box 112, Joliet, IL 60434.