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WLBT 3 Jackson
5 more sentenced over deadly 2012 Adams County prison riotguilty to killing a federal officer - prison guard Catlin Carithers - at Adams
5 more sentenced over deadly 2012 Adams County prison riot
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 hours ago
guilty to killing a federal officer - prison guard Catlin Carithers - at Adams County Correctional Center, operated by Corrections Corporation of America. Four others pleaded guilty to rioting. Thirty-seven-year-old Ernesto Granados was... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
5 more sentenced over deadly 2012 Adams County prison riotguilty to killing a federal officer - prison guard Catlin Carithers - at Adams
5 more sentenced over deadly 2012 Adams County prison riot
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 23 hours ago
guilty to killing a federal officer - prison guard Catlin Carithers - at Adams County Correctional Center, operated by Corrections Corporation of America. Four others pleaded guilty to rioting. Thirty-seven-year-old Ernesto Granados was... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Kit Carson prison in Burlington to close; 142 jobs lostColorado's 20 prisons also has decreased. Kit Carson Correctional Center, one o
Kit Carson prison in Burlington to close; 142 jobs lost
Canon City Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Colorado's 20 prisons also has decreased. Kit Carson Correctional Center, one of three private prisons in Colorado run by Corrections Corporation of America, will become the sixth prison in the state to shut down in the last decade. The Burlington... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Kit Carson prison in Burlington to close; 142 jobs lostColorado's 20 prisons also has decreased. Kit Carson Correctional Center, one o
Kit Carson prison in Burlington to close; 142 jobs lost
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted yesterday
Colorado's 20 prisons also has decreased. Kit Carson Correctional Center, one of three private prisons in Colorado run by Corrections Corporation of America, will become the sixth prison in the state to shut down in the last decade. The Burlington... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Kit Carson prison in Burlington to close; 142 jobs lostColorado’s 20 prisons also has decreased. Kit Carson Correctional Center, one o
Kit Carson prison in Burlington to close; 142 jobs lost
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
Colorado’s 20 prisons also has decreased. Kit Carson Correctional Center, one of three private prisons in Colorado run by Corrections Corporation of America, will become the sixth prison in the state to shut down in the last decade. The Burlington... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Kit Carson prison in Burlington to close; 142 jobs lostColorado’s 20 prisons also has decreased. Kit Carson Correctional Center, one o
Kit Carson prison in Burlington to close; 142 jobs lost
Brush News-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Colorado’s 20 prisons also has decreased. Kit Carson Correctional Center, one of three private prisons in Colorado run by Corrections Corporation of America, will become the sixth prison in the state to shut down in the last decade. The Burlington... Read more
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Salon.com
It’s a crime: How private prison companies encourage mass incarcerationIn February 2010, falling prisoner numbers caused the country’s largest private
It’s a crime: How private prison companies encourage mass incarceration
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
In February 2010, falling prisoner numbers caused the country’s largest private prison company, Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), to shutter its only facility in the state of Minnesota. The company knew that every day Prairie Correctional... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Inside a private prison: One reporter's harrowing storyhe and the Mother Jones published "My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard" th
Inside a private prison: One reporter's harrowing story
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
he and the Mother Jones published "My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard" this week. The organization who owns Winn, Corrections Corporation of America, owns 61 prisons across the U.S. During the investigation, the organization repeatedly... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
4 more sentenced over deadly 2012 Adams County prison riotfound him guilty of rioting and causing a correctional officer's death at the A
4 more sentenced over deadly 2012 Adams County prison riot
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
found him guilty of rioting and causing a correctional officer's death at the Adams County Correctional Center, operated by Corrections Corporation of America. Three others pleaded guilty to rioting. Joel Oswaldo Ramirez-Nunez, 36, was sentenced to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
4 more sentenced over deadly 2012 Adams County prison riotfound him guilty of rioting and causing a correctional officer's death at the A
4 more sentenced over deadly 2012 Adams County prison riot
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
found him guilty of rioting and causing a correctional officer's death at the Adams County Correctional Center, operated by Corrections Corporation of America. Three others pleaded guilty to rioting. Joel Oswaldo Ramirez-Nunez, 36, was sentenced to... Read more
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Raw Story
Six shocking discoveries from a reporter who spent four months as a guard in a private prisonas a corrections officer at a for-profit prison in Louisiana. He spent four mo
Six shocking discoveries from a reporter who spent four months as a guard in a private prison
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
as a corrections officer at a for-profit prison in Louisiana. He spent four months in late 2014 and early 2015 working for Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the largest private operator of prisons in the US. During his time as a guard at... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Mother Jones Report on Corporate-Run Prison Abuses Has Echoes in Idahoguard or, more accurately, posing as a prison guard to paint a sweeping picture
Mother Jones Report on Corporate-Run Prison Abuses Has Echoes in Idaho
Boise Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
guard or, more accurately, posing as a prison guard to paint a sweeping picture of abuses at a Louisiana lockup operated by Corrections Corporation of America. Published June 23 by Mother Jones—the largest investigation ever printed by the... Read more
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Gawker
A Reporter Who Spent Four Months Undercover as a Private Prison Guard Is Here to Answer Your Questionsanswering your questions about his reporting. Bauer spent four months in late
A Reporter Who Spent Four Months Undercover as a Private Prison Guard Is Here to Answer Your Questions
Gawker / Posted 8 days ago
answering your questions about his reporting. Bauer spent four months in late 2014 and early 2015 in the employ of Corrections Corporation of America, the largest private operator of prisons in the U.S. He worked as a guard at Winn... Read more
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The Hill
Ending local detention quotas, secret perks for corporations in federal contracts and profiting off jailing immigrant familiesearnings for the year. The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) reported a 17 percent increase
Ending local detention quotas, secret perks for corporations in federal contracts and profiting off jailing immigrant families
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
earnings for the year. The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) reported a 17 percent increase over the same period in 2015 and Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) reported a more modest 5 percent rise. Also in May, the Obama administration... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
New measles case at Eloy immigration centercases, as well as asylum seekers and legal immigrants convicted of crimes that
New measles case at Eloy immigration center
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 days ago
cases, as well as asylum seekers and legal immigrants convicted of crimes that make them eligible for removal from the U.S. Corrections Corporation of America runs the facility under contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Dr. Cara... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Pinal County inmate deported following murder charges in killing of prison cellmatewas initially reported as a fight between Fernandez and 55-year-old Michael Pat
Pinal County inmate deported following murder charges in killing of prison cellmate
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
was initially reported as a fight between Fernandez and 55-year-old Michael Patrick McNaughton at a private prison run by Corrections Corporation of America in November 2013 was later deemed to be a deliberate murder, according to the Sheriff's... Read more
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The News & Observer
Durham student seeking asylum placed in solitary in Georgia prisonstated in an email to The News & Observer on Wednesday that “ICE has no direct
Durham student seeking asylum placed in solitary in Georgia prison
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
stated in an email to The News & Observer on Wednesday that “ICE has no direct involvement” in the “disciplinary action” of Corrections Corporation of America, which owns and manages the prison. Cox said “disciplinary action for rule violations... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisonsfirm with $19bn of capital under management. The companies making the most mon
Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisons
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
firm with $19bn of capital under management. The companies making the most money from prisons in America are Geo Group and Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), which combined run more than 170 prisons and detention centres. CCA made revenues... Read more
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Raw Story
If we’re really in the midst of an ‘opioid epidemic’ — we’re reacting in just the wrong wayon high rates of incarceration. For example, in a 2010 Annual Report filed with
If we’re really in the midst of an ‘opioid epidemic’ — we’re reacting in just the wrong way
Raw Story / Posted 16 days ago
on high rates of incarceration. For example, in a 2010 Annual Report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the largest private prison company, stated: “The demand for our facilities and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
2 more measles cases confirmed at Eloy detention centerand legal immigrants convicted of crimes that make them eligible for removal fr
2 more measles cases confirmed at Eloy detention center
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 days ago
and legal immigrants convicted of crimes that make them eligible for removal from the U.S. The center is run by the private Corrections Corporation of America under contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The outbreak was announced on... Read more
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NBC News
Prison Chief's Reforms Caused Violence and Chaos, Say Critics$1.5 million in taxes to this rural county and provide 409 jobs. While the fac
Prison Chief's Reforms Caused Violence and Chaos, Say Critics
NBC News / Posted 22 days ago
$1.5 million in taxes to this rural county and provide 409 jobs. While the facility was built to hold state prisoners, Corrections Corporation of America's five-year, $276 million contract is technically with Trousdale County. Tennessee law... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Inmates to transfer to formerly private Oklahoma prisonFacility in Sayre to serve out their sentences. The state leased the Sayre faci
Inmates to transfer to formerly private Oklahoma prison
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 24 days ago
Facility in Sayre to serve out their sentences. The state leased the Sayre facility, which had been owned and operated by Corrections Corporation of America from 1998 to 2015. CCA had been housing inmates from California until it closed last... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Inmates to transfer to formerly private Oklahoma prisonFacility in Sayre to serve out their sentences. The state leased the Sayre faci
Inmates to transfer to formerly private Oklahoma prison
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 24 days ago
Facility in Sayre to serve out their sentences. The state leased the Sayre facility, which had been owned and operated by Corrections Corporation of America from 1998 to 2015. CCA had been housing inmates from California until it closed last... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona public-health officials expect measles outbreak to growwere not required by ICE to show proof of immunization before securing employme
Arizona public-health officials expect measles outbreak to grow
The Arizona Republic / Posted a month ago
were not required by ICE to show proof of immunization before securing employment, according to Steve Owen, a spokesman for Corrections Corporation of America, which runs the Eloy Detention Center. But ICE has enacted several measures to prevent... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Fighting Family Detentiondetention of women and children has led to increased profits for the companies
Fighting Family Detention
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
detention of women and children has led to increased profits for the companies that run the centers, the GEO Group and the Corrections Corporation of America. The two companies partially attributed their revenue increases for the first quarter of... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
K-9 service dog dies after being left in hot carhis dog, but the dog died. Hardeman County Correctional Facility is a privatel
K-9 service dog dies after being left in hot car
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 1 months ago
his dog, but the dog died. Hardeman County Correctional Facility is a privately operated medium security facility run by Corrections Corporation of America. It has a maximum bed capacity of 2,016. Under the leadership of Warden Grady Perry, the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Detention center for immigrants hit with two confirmed measles casesEloy Detention Center houses suspected undocumented immigrants who face deporta
Detention center for immigrants hit with two confirmed measles cases
The Arizona Republic / Posted 1 months ago
Eloy Detention Center houses suspected undocumented immigrants who face deportation proceedings. It is operated by the Corrections Corporation of America, or CCA, under a contract with the federal government. Yasmeen Pitts O'Keefe, an ICE... Read more
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