Profiting off of Suffering


Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) has a long history of egregious prisoner abuse and neglect. The company’s failure to follow basic regulations and standards regarding facility operations and safety has repeatedly endangered prisoners and staff alike. The first section of this issue brief provides basic information about CCA’s operations. The second section highlights information and examples that provide just a glimpse into a few of the critical problems present in many CCA-operated facilities.



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