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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. 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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Private prison to face three class actions

DEC 21, 2022

Buckfire Law Wins Jail Death Trial Against Corizon Health’s Employees
DEC 16, 2022

BOP finalizes moving inmates from private prisons. President Joe Biden ordered the move shortly after taking office.

DEC 2, 2022

Prison contractor MTC accused of billing Texas millions for inmate treatment programs it didn’t provide

NOV 22, 2022

Doctor at South Georgia immigration detention center abused women, investigation finds
NOV 17, 2022

Auditor’s office demands $1.9m from private prison operator who ‘put staff and inmates at risk’

NOV 15, 2022