"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.

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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

Judge refuses to dismiss wage effort at immigration jail
December 12, 2018

Judge approves $10 million judgement in Washington County jail death lawsuit
December 8, 2018

Negron takes general counsel gig with GEO Group
December 4, 2018

GEO Group calls allegations about immigration detentions 'malicious lies'
December 1, 2018

Nearly $4M Settlement Reached In Adams County Jail Death
Novenber 25, 2018

Sen. Warren and others go after private prisons
November 18, 2018

Asylum-seekers sue over wages at prison in New Mexico
November 15, 2018

County council discusses prison issues
November 15, 2018

Phoenix EEOC Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Corizon Health
September 25, 2018

Ex-GEO guard, boyfriend sentenced to federal prison in drug sting
September 20, 2018