Friday, March 11, 2016

Incorrect Care: A Prison Profiteer Turns Care into Confinement
"As criminal justice reform sweeps the nation, an alarming trend has emerged tat could mean private prison profiteers control a person's fate for life, not just the term of a prison sentence.  The same private prison profiteers who built billion dollar empires as partners in tough on crime policies are adapting to reforms by rebranding themselves as humane treatment providers.  The criminal justice system has created ample opportunities for their expansion, including mental health hospitals and civil commitment centers, correctional healthcare, and community corrections.  This report will look specifically at one segment of their expansion: mental health hospitals and civil commitment centers, facilities that represent the potential for lifetime confinement and long-term guaranteed profit."



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