for-profit prisons

JUST IN: Justice Department Kicks Private Prison Contractors To The Curb (VIDEO)

JUST IN: Justice Department Kicks Private Prison Contractors To The Curb (VIDEO)

The most recent season of the popular show Orange is the New Black showcased the many problems found in the private prison industry. In a case of life imitating art, the Justice Department announced on Thursday morning that they will no longer contract with private prisons. Private Prison Industry – Unsafe And Ineffective Deputy Attorney General […]

Mississippi For-Profit Prisons Desperate For More Criminals As Inmate Population Dwindles

Mississippi For-Profit Prisons Desperate For More Criminals As Inmate Population Dwindles

The poor state of Mississippi is in dire straights. There isn’t enough money in state or local coffers to pay for even basic services. Want to know why? Because the local jailers don’t have enough prisoners anymore! How sad. The Huffington Post reports that back in the 1990’s the state of Mississippi had more prisoners than it […]

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