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Mississippi Sticks with Private Prisonsnew

This summer, private-prisons company MTC will take over running three Mississippi Department of Corrections facilities from The GEO Group.
Jackson Free Press  |  R.L. Nave  |  06-14-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Private Prisons, Public Problemsnew

Sometime around 3 o'clock on May 20, a disturbance at the Adams County Correctional Center in Natchez, Miss., erupted into a full-scale melee.
Jackson Free Press  |  R.L. Nave  |  06-08-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Morals Before Profitnew

Activists demand that former U.S. Sen. Dennis DeConcini resign from a private-prison company's board
Tucson Weekly  |  Mari Herreras  |  03-31-2012  |  Politics

Despite a Long Record of Abuses, GEO is Still Running Texas Prisonsnew

GEO has one of the world’s worst track records in inmate care: The horror stories range from rapes to suicides to murders to deaths due to inadequate medical care. The company once hired a convicted sex offender as a guard in a facility for juvenile females.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Peter Gorman  |  03-12-2010  |  Crime & Justice

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