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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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CoreCivic investigating security breach at Hartsville prison
July 31 2020

CoreCivic laying off 200 after walking away from Metro contract

July 31 2020

Oklahoma Ends Contract with Troubled Private Prison In Cushing

July 17 2020

Judge Halts McFarland And GEO Group From Filling New Detention Center

July 17 2020

Judge Considers Blocking California Private Prison Ban
July 17 2020

Elizabeth Detention Center Property Owner Announces Plans to Cut Ties with For-Profit Detention Company CoreCivic
July 16 2020

Federal judge issues temporary restraining order against GEO and city of McFarland over immigrant detention centers
July 15 2020

Prison CEOs Say They Had No Clue Guards Pepper-Sprayed Hundreds of Immigration Detainees

July 14 2020

Rights group sues New Mexico Corrections Department, private prison operators

July 11 2020

COMPANY INFO: The GEO Group Inc. (Bloomberg Law Description)
July 9 2020



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