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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

Phoenix EEOC Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Corizon Health
September 25, 2018

Ex-GEO guard, boyfriend sentenced to federal prison in drug sting
September 20, 2018

State Fines Prison Health Care Companies Millions
September 8, 2018

Tennessee Prison On Lockdown, 3 Inmates Sent To Hospitals
September 5, 2018

Salford Prison: Three staff members investigated
August 31, 2018

Prisoner told medical staff of assault before death, inquest told
August 31, 2018

Prisons minister Rory Stewart speaks of his visit to Birmingham jail after G4S stripped of right to run it
August 25, 2018

Court allows claims to move forward against private prison company that profits from forced labor of detained immigrants
August 25, 2018

New Mexico trying to recover $3.6M from private prison company
August 21, 2018

MoJ seizes control of Birmingham prison from G4S
August 20, 2018

Attorney Peter Vujin explains GEO and Dream Defenders conflict
August 19, 2018

Chicago Teachers to Ban Pensionís Private Prison Investments
August 19, 2018

Lowdham Grange: Prison disorder 'ended by stun grenades
July 28, 2018

Why were private attorney-client calls recorded? Now, Kansas inmates could go free
June 11, 2018