"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 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


California: Corecivic must pay $3.2 M to employees

Mar 28 2020

Rioting prisoners carrying metal bars smash up jail in Scotland
Mar 25 2020

Pepper-Sprayed Inmates Reach $177K Settlement

Mar 13 2020

GEO asks to exit prison operations by Dec. 31

Mar 12 2020

Ex-boss of HMP Addiewell Ian Whitehead lands top job at Scottish Prison Service months after quitting scandal hit jail
Mar 12 2020

Washington State Lawmakers Pass Ban on For-Profit Prisons

Mar 06 2020

Horrific Mangaung Prison abuse laid bare

Mar 04 2020

Georgia: Court: No forced labor allowed at Corecivic prison
Mar 03 2020

State auditors raise questions about efficacy of new Day Reporting Centers for parolees

Feb 27 2020



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