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 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 minervaorganizer@gmail.com . Help is just a phone call or email away.

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

State seeks corrective actions from private detention centers

Jan 15, 2019

Scathing state audit slams Tennessee prisons, CoreCivic for staffing,
Jan 11, 2019

Senators call for investigation into Nevada ICE detention center after reports that employee posted on neo-Nazi website

Jan 11, 2019

Pa. COs, medics scramble to revive 5 inmates who OD'd on heroin

Dec 27, 2019

Sixth La Villa ex-guard arraigned on bribery charge

Dec 21, 2019

The Bowie County jail, run by LaSalle Corrections, has failed 7 inspections since 2015.
Dec 19, 2019

The Department of Corrections is making the case to cut ties with Geo Group
Dec 14, 2019

Jury: Prison company violated rights, but no need to pay
Dec 14, 2019