Tag Archives: prison privatization

Dead, injured Escambia Co, FL inmates quickly forgotten. By ABC affiliate.

Escambia County Commissioners not happy with jail study – WEAR – Pensacola Top Stories – ABC Escambia County Commissioners ripped the updated  master plan provided by the CGI [CGL] Companies. They paid the firm $150,000 in 2011 to do a … Continue reading

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Treasure Coasters – mark your calendars for 9/29 thusly: #ScaldedToDeath

TCPA Events   6:30 pm, Monday September 29, 2014, General Meeting:    MEETING TOPIC: Prison Conditions for the Mentally Ill: A presentation and book-signing by George Mallinchrodt, author of: Getting Away With Murder. Why are the ACLU, Amnesty Internationl, and other civil … Continue reading

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Mentally ill FL inmate scalded to death: Getting Away With Murder now available electronically

    Former Corizon/Dade Correctional Institution psychotherapist George Mallinckrodt’s book about Darren Rainey’s scalding death at the hands of corrections officers is now available electronically – Kindle (mobi), Epub, PDF and more – at this link: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/466606 It is available … Continue reading

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John Oliver’s US prison rant hones in on (you guessed it!) @FLGovScott

   

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Suit filed over Texas woman made to give birth in solitary; the babe didn’t survive.

Nicole Guerrero claims she gave birth alone in jail, baby died – wptv.com A Texas woman claims she was forced to give birth alone in jail during a horrific night in solitary confinement nearly two years ago, and that her … Continue reading

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Investment guru explains unworkable math of privatized prison cost savings

Dumb Investment of the Week: For-Profit Prison Industry – GuruFocus.com Since you know I happily invest in tobacco companies, alcoholic beverage manufacturers, and defense contractors, you know that the private prison industry must be pretty rotten if even I won’t … Continue reading

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Parasitic private prison corp CCA gets its wrist slapped.

Private Prison Firm To Pay Idaho $1 Million For False Records That Left Key Security Posts Vacant | ThinkProgress A KPMG audit obtained by the Associated Press Wednesday showed that Corrections Corporation of America “left more than 26,000 hours of … Continue reading

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All the Nooz that’s fit to spit … Tampa Bay Times

On prisons, no legislative power play – Tampa Bay Times The Scott administration complains that blocking the statewide privatization of prison health care and forcing the state to keep providing that care will cost the state $90 million. Too bad. … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio, Geo Group, and a Legacy of Corruption | PR Watch

U.S. Senator Marco Rubios unsettling history of extremely close ties to private prison operator Geo Group and the possible federal investigation into Floridas private prison giveaway of more than $120 million. via Marco Rubio, Geo Group, and a Legacy of … Continue reading

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“Voluntary” Work Program Run in Private Detention Centers Pays Detained Immigrants $1 a Day

“For doing a range of manual labor in the facility, the immigrants, many of whom are not legally permitted to work in the United States, are paid between $1-$3 a day.” via "Voluntary" Work Program Run in Private Detention Centers … Continue reading

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