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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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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 in the News

The Trump Full Private Prison Act
March 6, 2017

Florida Rep. Audit Report on Private Prisons
January 21, 2017

Watson Coleman  Introduces the End For Profit Prisons Act of 2016
September 24, 2016

Civil & Human Rights Groups Tell DHS: Stop Detaining Immagrants in Private Prisons Indictment
September 17, 2016

Epps Indictment
August 29, 2016

Letter to DHS regarding Private prisons
August 26, 2016

Profitizing community Corrections and alternatives to incarceration
August 26, 2016

DOJ Announces Plan to Phase Out Private Prisons
August 19, 2016

Memorandum For Acting Director Federal Bureau of Prisons
August 19, 2016

Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons
August 19, 2016

Review of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Monitoring of Contract Prisons
August 15, 2016

US Immigrant Deaths
July 17, 2016

Banking on Detention 2016 Update
June 18, 2016

ICE knew of abuse
June, 16 2016

Positive Ruling for Once
May, 21 2016

Industry: New ITPI Report
April 28, 2016