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

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New Mexico Corrections pays $1.4 million to settle whistleblower case

Oct 16, 2020

Judge calls government ‘dishonest,’ orders prisoner reduction at Adelanto ICE detention center

Oct 16, 2020

California: Fed judge upholds private prison ban
Oct 10, 2020

Immigrants in US custody died after 'inadequate' medical care, congressional investigation reports

Sep 25, 2020

Family Sues Private Jail Company For Texas Woman’s Death

Sep 17, 2020

Watson Coleman Calls for Investigation and Resignations Following Reports of Forced Hysterectomies at ICE Facility

Sep 16, 2020

Privatized prisons lead to more inmates, longer sentences
Sep 15, 2020

G4S: former executives charged with multiple counts of fraud

Sep 9, 2020




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