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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 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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Jailed ex-MDOC Commissioner Chris Epps, wife must pay $69,489 in state taxes

May 22 2020

Stitt vetoes $1.2 million for private prison employee raises
May 21 2020

Former inmate settles with CoreCivic over brain bleed after prison assault in Shelby

May 15 2020

Nashville council rejects $144K settlement from detention center operator for escape of teens.
May 6 2020

Report Details Abuse and Medical Neglect at Immigrant Detention Centers

May 1 2020

Kansas ethics panel fines former corrections secretary for taking $100K job with CoreCivic

Apr 28 2020

Liberty County looking for new jail contractor
Apr 16 2020



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