"Providing information to help make informed decisions about correctional privatization"
 Welcome to the Private Corrections Working Group. Here you will find the latest in  news, reports and resources on correctional privatization from around the World. This service is provided to inform our members, legislators and the public about the problems with for-profit private corrections.

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Private Capitol Punish-ment:
the Florida Model

by Ken Kopczynski

Help Fighting the For-Profits

If you need help fighting the for-profit private corrections industry, we're here to help you.  We have the data, the experts and the resources to successfully organize opposition. Contact Ken Kopczynski at 850-980-0887 or at kenk@PrivateCI.org.
If you're a current or former private corrections employee and want to share with us, contact Frank Smith at 541-997-5255 or fsmith@kanokla.net. Help is just a phone call or email away.

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PCWG is please to announce it has received a generous grant from Corrections USA to continue our efforts against the for-profit private prison industry.

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PCWG in the News

Lowdham Grange: Prison disorder 'ended by stun grenades
July 28, 2018

Why were private attorney-client calls recorded? Now, Kansas inmates could go free
June 11, 2018

Corecivic: Class Action Lawsuit Continues
Jan 13, 2017

GEO Settles Sexual Harassment Suit For Peanuts
Jan 13, 2017

Suit Filed Against SEC Inaction
Jan 13, 2017

Troubling Report Signifant Issues At Immigrant Detention Center
Dec 15, 2017

Tennessee: Scathing Corecivic audit
Nov 14, 2017

Supreme Court Rules Against Private Prison Corporationsí Push For Secrecy
Oct 12,2017

Ferguson Sues Operator of the Northwest Detention Center for Wage Violations
Sep 26, 2017

Private Prisons in the United States
Aug 30, 2017