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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.
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Immigrant Detainees Strike Over Working Conditions, California Regulators Investigate
June 23, 2022

California urges court to maintain ban on private immigrant detention
June 23, 2022

Why CoreCivic is seeking to block a prominent attorney from speaking out about a prison it runs

June 17, 2022

A crackdown on corruption at US Penitentiary Leavenworth has netted sentences for three correctional officers and a nurse.
June 15, 2022

Investigation underway into cheating on tests at Shelby prison
June 15, 2022

North Lake Correctional Facility to close in September

June 11, 2022