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The high costs of privatizing prisons

The high costs of privatizing prisons

Published: May 13, 2013
Natalie Holbrook

Natalie Holbrook directs AFSC's Criminal Justice Program in Michigan.

Photo: AFSC / Jon Krieg

Privatizing prisons carries a high cost for prisoners and society, says Natalie Holbrook, who directs AFSC's Criminal Justice Program in Michigan.

Listen here to this recent radio interview in which Natalie explains why the humane treatment of prisoners is important and why releasing eligible people is the best way to cut prison costs.