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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, Doctor Robert Crants, and T. Don ...


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 ...


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 ...


Staff Attorney, ACLU's National Prison Project. High recidivism rates mean more people behind bars, and Corrections Corporation of America depends on more and more incarceration to make its billions. Since when do they actually want people to do well after they get out, instead of being sucked back into the system ?


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


Oct 28, 2016 ... Amid continuing scrutiny of the private prison industry, Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America is changing its name to CoreCivic.



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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.


Oct 28, 2016 ... Corrections Corporation of America, which runs more than 70 prisons and houses 70,000 inmates around the country, is rebranding as "CoreCivic," the ... After an inspector general report found substandard living conditions, inadequate medical care, and higher rates of violence at 14 prisons run by CCA ...