"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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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

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

Texas: Mother sues city for baby’s death
Mar 1, 2019

Members of Congress Seek Answers From Prisoner Transport Company
Mar 1, 2019

National: JPMorgan pulls out of private prison financing
February 5, 2019

Mum's heartache as son becomes fifth inmate to die at private prison in a year
February 24, 2019

Inmates were illegally strip searched in private prison, High Court rules

February 23, 2019

Corizon fined $1.6 million for violations of Michigan corrections department health contract
February 23, 2019

Inmate files suit against Trousdale prison run by CoreCivic
February 22, 2019