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A look at prison privatization

Introduction..... page 1 Executive Summary..... page 2 Overview of Private Prisons.. pages 3-5 Costs and Savings ..... pages 6-8

The Federal Bureau of Prisons protects society by confining

The Federal Bureau of Prisons protects society by confining offenders in the controlledenvironments of prisons and community-based facilities that are safe, humane, and appropri-

REPORT TO THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

the federal bureau of prisons. annual report on substance abuse treatment. programs fiscal year 2010. report to the judiciary committee . united states congress

Evidence-Based Practice: Principles for Enhancing ...

Evidence-based practice: Principles for Enhancing Correctional Results in Prisons Evidence-Based Practice: Principles for Enhancing Correctional Results in Prisons

Costs of Public

T HE F LORIDA L EGISLATURE Report No. 96-69 Office of Program Policy Analysis And Government Accountability John W. Turcotte, Director March 1997 Information Brief Comparing Costs of Public and Private Prisons Abstract • While it is possible to evaluate whether private prisons save money ...

SUPERMAX CONFINEMENT IN U.S. PRISONS

6829191.2 1 THE ASSOCIATION OF THE BAR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK Supermax Confinement in U.S. Prisons By The Committee on International Human Rights I. Introduction During the past three decades, "supermax" confinement has become a widespread and integral element of prison administration in the ...

Prisons, Privatization, and Public Values

Introduction to Prison Privatization The movement towards the privatization of corrections in the United States is a result of the convergence of two factors: the unprecedented growth of the US prison population since 1970 and the emergence out of the Reagan era of a political environment ...

The Drain of Public Prison Systems and the Role of ...

Prisons are one sector that had been addressing economic issues long before our current downturn. Prisons started to see the impact of decreased budgets in the mid 1990s, ...

U.S. Department of Justice - Supermax Prisons: Overview and ...

U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections Supermax Prisons: Overview and General Considerations

MENTAL HEALTH AND PRISONS1

1 INFORMATION SHEET INFORMATION SHEET MENTAL HEALTH AND PRISONS 1 T HE CHALLENGE Mental disorders occur at high rates in all countries of the world. An estimated 450 million people world wide suffer from mental or behavioural disorders 2.