Private prisons at the root of a scandal in Mississippi | Arkansas Blog

Monday, November 17, 2014

Private prisons at the root of a scandal in Mississippi

Posted By on Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Clip and save for the future discussions as some Arkansas legislators, notably Sen. Eddie Joe Williams, push to outsource prison operation to private companies:

In Mississippi, the shift to private prisons — pushed there, too, by Republicans wanting to reduce prison costs — has been a disaster. Lawsuits, indictments and poor treatment of inmates. The New York Times reports.


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