CCA to Finance, Build Tennessee Prison


(07/09/2014)
The Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, has agreed to finance, design, build and operate a 2,552-bed correctional facility in Trousdale County, Tenn.

Private Immigration Companies Under Scrutiny


(09/05/2012)
While public employees in the prison sector are sweating it out, hoping they don’t lose the perpetual game of budget bingo being played out across the country, the private prison industry that houses illegal immigrants has been flourishing.

Change in Management for Ohio Facilities


(01/11/2012)
Ohio is expected to save more than $13 million with the changes put in place to consolidate and privatize its correctional facilities. Three Ohio state prisons have a change in management or operations as part of a consolidation and privatization effort by Gov. John Kasich.

Ohio Shifts Prison Ownership, Operation Structure


(11/30/2011)
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction made changes in the ownership and operation of five prisons, saving the state an estimated $13 million annually and adding an additional 702 beds throughout Ohio’s prison system.

Fla. Prison Privatization Questioned


(05/04/2011)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A small group of politically influential companies could be awarded a contract worth millions of dollars in a legislative effort to privatize Florida’sprisonhealthcare services, according to reports.

Judges OK Prison Operator Suit


(05/03/2011)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a Nashville woman can sue private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America for allegedly leaving her mentally ill grandson in solitary confinement for months without bathing him or cleaning his cell.

Maine Gov.’s DOC Selection Ruffles Feathers

By Helen Christophi
(01/26/2011)
Gov. Paul LePage has nominated Joseph Ponte to head Maine’s Department of Corrections. Ponte is currently a warden at Nevada Southern Detention Center, which is owned by Corrections Corp. of America.

CCA Maintained High Accreditation Rating in 2010


(01/24/2011)
In 2010, 20 correctional facilities operated in partnership with Corrections Corp. of America won accreditation from the American Correctional Association.

CCA to Build 1,150-bed Georgia Prison


(09/29/2010)
Corrections Corp. of America will expand operations in Georgia after state corrections officials awarded the contract to build and operate a new $57 million prison to the Tennessee-based company.

PODCAST: Warden of the Year


(09/20/2010)
After retiring from the Georgia Department of Corrections in 1998, Ralph Kemp joined Corrections Corporation of America in 2000. He is currently the warden at the company’s Wheeler Correctional Facility in Alamo, Ga.