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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.


Prison Contractor Subject to Public Records Act, Supreme Court Rules
Sep 8, 2021

Youngstown private prison suicide probe finds non-compliance of detention standards
Sep 8, 2021

Delco jail guards are considering a strike
Sep 2, 2021

Lawsuit filed over Missouri prison healthcare contract
Aug 31, 2021

N.J. bans jails from new ICE contracts as Murphy signs

Aug 22, 2021

Prison guards routinely turn a blind eye to illegal activities

Aug 21, 2021

GEO Group can't shake claims over $1-a-day detainee pay

Aug 18, 2021

New Mexico shrinks reliance on for-profit prison operators

Aug 12, 2021