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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

The Nevada Assembly approved a ban on private prisons in Nevada on a party line vote Wednesday evening.
Apr 18, 2019

Senators press acting ICE director over deficiencies at prison facilities
Apr 18, 2019

ACLU Sues Aurora ICE Facility For 2017 Detainee Death Information

Apr 10, 2019

Nearly 50 inmates involved in brawl at Oklahoma prison Friday
Apr 7, 2019

Smoke fills prison, guard attacked: Inmate video shows aftermath
Apr 6, 2019

Inquest finds serious failures at Sodexo-run prison contributed to death
Apr 5, 2019

Queensland to end private jails experiment after scathing report
Mar 28, 2019

Judge Grants Class Action Status in Private Prison Lawsuit
Mar 28, 2019

Indianapolis is selling $610 million of bonds
Mar 23, 2019

Santa Rosa County inmate indicted for the murder of fellow inmate
Mar 20, 2019

Kansas reduces payments to prison health care company
Mar 2, 2019