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CoreCivic, formerly the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), is a company that owns and manages private prisons and detention centers and operates others on a concession basis. Co-founded in 1983 in Nashville, Tennessee by Thomas W. Beasley, a Republican Party chairman, Robert Crants, and T. Don Hutto.



CCA is America's leading provider of public-private partnership corrections solutions. Learn more about our story and how we serve state, local, federal governments.


See CCA's Nationwide System of Correctional Centers. As the nation's fifth largest corrections system, CCA facilities reflect the diversity of our nation. We manage correctional facilities for federal, state and local government partners. Our prisons, jails, detention centers, and residential reentry centers are located in 20 states ...


Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation's oldest and largest for- profit private prison corporation, is commemorating its 30th anniversary throughout 2013 with a series of birthday celebrations at its facilities around the country. Over the last 30 years, CCA has benefited from the dramatic rise in incarceration and ...


The Corrections Corporation of America launched the era of private prisons in 1983, when it opened an immigration detention center in an former motel in Houston, Texas. Today the Nashville-based company houses more than 66,000 inmates, making it the country's second-largest private prison company. In 2015, it ...


Providing quality corrections and detention services, residential reentry centers and criminal justice real estate solutions that better the public good.


We can be sure about this: The private prison industry doesn't share our goal of ending mass incarceration. POLITICS. The Corrections Corporation of America is Blocking Immigrants from Seeing Their Lawyers at a Georgia Detention Center. By Rhonda Brownstein, Contributor. Legal Director, Southern Poverty Law Center.


Oct 28, 2016 ... The largest private prison company in America is changing its name in an attempt to overhaul a business that has been dogged by accusations of inmate abuse and violence. Corrections Corporation of America, which runs more than 70 prisons and houses 70,000 inmates around the country, is rebranding ...


Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), incorporated in Maryland and headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, is the largest owner of for-profit prisons and immigration detention facilities in the United States. The only larger operators of such facilities are “the federal government and three states,” according to CCA.