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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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PCWG in the News

Report: Few consequences for sexual assault and safety violations at ICE detention centers
February 5, 2019

Is California closer to closing private prisons with Newsom at helm?
February 5, 2019

NPR sues Adelanto over public records access
February 3, 2019

Ice Failed To Penalize Contract Immigrant Jails With Thousands of Safety and Rights Violations
February 2, 2019

Should Alaska privatize prisons? Dems upset over budget director’s ties to industry
February 2, 2019

Mississippi: $27M from contractors in prison bribery case
January 25, 2018

Bexar County to Federal Government: County jail doesn't have room for federal detainees
January 16, 2018

Could A State Law Block A Kern County Detention Facility From Operating?
January 16, 2018

Tennessee Prison Guard Sues CoreCivic Over Inmate Assault, Harassment
January 12, 2018

30+ A-List Celebs And Athletes Will Divest From Private Prison Investments
January 8, 2018