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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said she plans to sign agreements Monday for two privately built prisons, despite lawmakers' complaints about the pricetag and lack of public transparency and warnings from advocacy groups that such prisons won't address chronic violence and severe staffing woes.
The Bloods gang member was sitting at a table inside the Prince George’s County, Maryland, jail last spring when two other inmates approached from behind. They belonged to MS-13. And in their hands they held pieces of metal, sharpened into prison shanks.
OLYMPIA – A resident at the state’s Special Commitment Center for sex offenders who once gained notoriety for trying to kill Kevin Coe now faces the prospect of life imprisonment for attacking another resident at the McNeil Island facility.
Idaho is bidding goodbye to the private company that it hired to run its largest prison. It should add good riddance.
A potential class-action lawsuit against the nation’s largest private prison company over allegations of violence at the Idaho Correctional Center has been settled in federal court.