Justice Department Says It Will End Use Of Private Prisons

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run by the government.

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  • Capitol riot: OC Sheriff's Department special officer investigated for Jan. 6 protest participation
    A special officer with the Orange County Sheriff's Department is under investigation in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The OCSD confirms that special officer Monica Alston is on ...
    03/4/2021 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • The 4th Circuit Affirms Groundbreaking Divestiture Order in Private Clayton Act Suit Challenging Completed Merger
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    03/4/2021 - 8:52 am | View Link
  • Biden order on private prisons causing concerns in Ohio
    A January order by President Joe Biden to stop renewing contracts between the U.S. Justice Department and private prisons is causing concerns over what to do with nearly 800 federal inmates at an Ohio ...
    03/3/2021 - 4:57 am | View Link
  • U.S. Marshals in Ohio scrambling to find room for nearly 800 inmates after Biden administration ends contract with private prison in Youngstown
    The Biden administration’s push to end contracts with private prisons has left federal authorities in Cleveland scrambling to find ways to house nearly 800 inmates.
    03/2/2021 - 9:30 pm | View Link
  • Retired FBI agent to lead Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
    Jerry Granderson will start as director of the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training on March 22.
    03/2/2021 - 2:04 am | View Link
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