Arizona Private Prison Report

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In Their Own Words

A 2011 report by the ACLU of Arizona on conditions in ICE detention facilities in Arizona, including facilities operated by CCA.

This is the executive summary only, the full report is available online from the ACLU.

Gaming the System

A 2011 report from Justice Policy Institute on the influence-peddling of the private prison industry in state and federal government through lobbying, campaign contributions, and relationships between private corporations and government bodies. 

Audit on Arizona Department of Corrections Oversight of Security Operations

A 2011 performance audit of the Arizona Department of Corrections that explores the issue of oversight of the state’s private prisons.

Hawaii's DPS Response to PRR

Response to AFSC’s public records request from the Hawaii Department of Public Safety.

ADOC Data 2011

A 2011 report from the Department of Corrections on such issues as prison populations, staffing levels, and assaults.

ADOC Response to PRR

The Arizona Department of Corrections response to AFSC’s public records request regarding private prisons in Arizona.

Arizona prison report

Detailing the safety, quality, and cost of private prisons in Arizona, this is the first-ever systematic study of all for-profit prisons operating in the state. Released in February 2012, this report reveals widespread and persistent problems in private facilities around safety, lack of accountability, and cost.

2010 Auditor General's Report on ADOC

A 2010 performance audit of the Arizona Department of Corrections  that explores various options available to address prison overcrowding and budget issues.

ADOC Private Prison Review

A summary of the safety inspections of 4 state-contracted private prisons after the escapes from Kingman in 2010.

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