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Breaking: Dept of Justice to Phase Out Private Prisons

Tucson, AZ— Today, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memo that acknowledges the need to “reduce our use of private prisons.” For nearly four decades, the criminal justice system has relied on the use of private, for-profit companies to run the federal government’s prisons and detention facilities. 295 more words

AFSC Arizona

Private prison operator's sales "could explode" if Donald Trump elected president

If Donald Trump wins the election in November, might shares of private prison operator GEO Group soar?

There’s a growing consensus that the Boca Raton-based company, which runs detention centers for U.S. 150 more words

Bnblogs

Private prison operator's sales "could explode" if Donald Trump elected president

If Donald Trump wins the election in November, might shares of private prison operator GEO Group soar?

There’s a growing consensus that the Boca Raton-based company, which runs detention centers for U.S. 150 more words

Neighborhoods

Let's jail the children and call it child care

Texas, leading the nation as always, granted a child care license to a jail on April 29. It’s a special, private jail, an immigration detention center in Karnes City run by the private, for-profit GEO Group. 894 more words

Refugees

Private Prisons — Making Bank on Injustice

For-profit businesses try to make as much money as they can. Profit is how they, and the rest of society, measure value creation and the overall success of their company. 857 more words

Politics

Ankle Bracelets for "Terror" Suspects?

In recent months, authorities in at least two countries, Germany and Israel, have suggested putting electronic monitors on people with ties to or a history of involvement with “terrorist” groups. 177 more words

Electronic Monitoring