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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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Water shortage impacts Shelby residents, private prison

July 31, 2021

Willacy County Scrambling To Save Federal Prison

July 30, 2021

As New Mexico regains control of some private prisons, questions
July 25, 2021

Federal Judge Rescinds Arizona Prison Health Care Settlement, Orders New Trial
July 17, 2021

New Mexico Corrections Department to take over two privately run prisons

July 17, 2021

Why The GEO Group Stock Plunged 19.5% in the First Half of 2021 There's a lot of uncertainty at The GEO Group today
July 16, 2021

New court date set for state's lawsuit against Tacoma ICE detention

July 16, 2021

EPA warns private prison company about pesticide misuse at Tacoma ICE facility

July 15, 2021

July 15, 2021

Privately-run Parklea prison riot inevitable after years of warnings ignored
July 13, 2021

Prison Reform Takes Center Stage at CPAC

July 11, 2021

Biden administration to end arrest and detention of most pregnant migrant women

July 10, 2021

Former medical assistant pleads guilty to bribery in jail corruption case

July 10, 2021