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17 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Mental illness training in SCDC showing early benefits

Reese was one of 26 South Carolina corrections officers who underwent training for the Crisis Intervention Team two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Security

22 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

DOC employees claim retaliation, sue department

Four investigators for the Florida Department of Corrections have filed a lawsuit against the agency, saying they've been punished for calling attention to an inaccurate report about an inmate's death.

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Related Topix: Security, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

CCA cleared to move forward with $140M Trousdale prison

Tennessee and Trousdale County officials have reached a deal that allows Nashville-based Corrections Corp. of America to move forward with construction of a $140 million, 2,552-bed facility in Hartsville.

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Related Topix: Trousdale County, TN, Nashville, TN, Security, Hartsville, TN

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Stop Corrections Corporation of America From Profiting Off Ohio Private Immigrant Prison

Corrections Corporations of America - the nation's largest private prison company - is bidding to renew its contract for a troubled immigrant detention center in Youngstown, OH.

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Related Topix: Security, Youngstown, OH, Entomology, Science

Thu Jul 03, 2014

ABC News

5 Things to Know About Tennessee's Electric Chair

A law took effect this week in Tennessee making it the first U.S. state to have the option of executing death row inmates with the electric chair if drugs for lethal injections are not available.

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Related Topix: Prison, Security

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Our Flawed Corrections System

Beginning Tuesday, Idaho will not be renewing its 29 million dollar per year contract with Corrections Corporation of America .

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Related Topix: Security, Prison

Metropulse.com

Orange is the new greenInmates awaiting trial

GETTING DEFENSIVE: Knox County Public Defender Mark Stephens calls the decision to end face-to-face visitation in jails "cruel."

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Security, Davidson County, TN, Shelby County, TN, Hamilton County, TN

Post Register

House editorial: A failed experiment

The Corrections Corporation of America is gone from Idaho. Let that sink in. Now, in your mind at least, do a tap dance on the grave of a company that profits more than any other from human misery.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Security, Idaho Government, Idaho Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Defense lawyer: Andrews prosecution was political

Andrews was sentenced Monday to 21 2 years in the Bristol County House of Corrections for the 2011 Fairhaven hit-and-run accident that killed Katelyn Brienzo and injured Ellery Reynolds.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bristol County, MA, Fairhaven, MA, Security

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Explain to Me Again Why Thurgood Marshall Jr is on the CCA Board?

So I'm looking over at Open Secrets just to see who Corrections Corporation of America is paying off, politically speaking.

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Related Topix: Security, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Immigration Reform

Fire Dog Lake

ACLU Urging Bureau of Prisons to End Contract with Private Prison...

Corrections Corporation of America is bidding to renew its contract with the Federal Bureau of Prisons to house immigrants at its Youngstown facility.

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Related Topix: Security

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Battle of the Badges XI results

On Saturday, June 14, 2014, peace officers from the San Diego Police Department, Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, U. S. Border Control, U. S. Marshals Service, San Diego Probation Department, Corrections Corporation of America plus soldiers and sailors from the United States Marine Corps and Navy took part in the 11th Annual Battle of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Security, US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps, San Diego, CA

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Nashville Scene

Does CCA Have a Prison-Murder Problem?

In the last seven months, there have been two murders at a Tennessee prison run by Corrections Corporation of America.

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Related Topix: Prison, Security, State Prisons, South Central Correctional Facility, Nashville, TN

The Motley Fool

Corrections Corporation vs. GEO Group: Which Prison Stock Should You Buy?

As an investor, I am always on the lookout for unique investment opportunities in the broader market.

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Related Topix: Security, Financial Markets, Federal Prisons, Prison, REIT, Personal Finance

Tue Jun 10, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

ACLU: "Shocking Abuse" of Immigrants at Private Prisons

An ACLU report describes overcrowding, squalid conditions, insufficient medical care and overuse of isolation units at federal Texas prisons where convicted immigrants await extradition to their home lands.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Texas, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Security

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