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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 pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from Corrections USA to continue our efforts against the for-profit private prison industry.


Judge Denies CoreCivic's Request to Dismiss Proposed Nationwide Wiretapping Class Action

Jan 20, 2022

Kevin Strickland sues medical provider over medical care in prison Lawsuit claims denial of competent health care

Jan 19, 2022

Rosen calls for review of Pahrump ICE detention facility

Jan 13,  2022

Delaware County has set April 6 as the date it will return the operations of the George W. Hill Correctional Facility to public control.
Jan 10, 2022

OIG Report Confirms Whistleblower Claims of Wrongdoing at Irwin County Detention Center

Jan 08, 2022

Another civil lawsuit stemming from an in-custody death at LaSalle-run lockup in Texarkana has settled

Dec 22, 2021