Derived from the hierarchy of Italian organized crime families, the yardfather is the most highly respected man inmate in prison. The yard, being the outdoor area were inmates are allowed recreation time to exercise, play basketball, shank each other, etc.
The inmate who "runs the yard" would be referred to as "the yardfather".

by DFv2 February 10, 2008
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