CCA Acquires Avalon Correctional Services


(11/24/2015)
Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest private prisons operator, grew on Oct. 29 when it announced the purchase of Oklahoma City, Okla.-based Avalon Correctional Services Inc., a privately held company that provides residential reintegration programming to help residents return to their communities.
 

CCA Acquires Four Residential Re-Entry Facilities


(09/02/2015)
Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced on Aug. 31 that it has acquired four community corrections facilities for approximately $13.5 million.

CCA Loses Ohio Prison Contract


(12/30/2014)
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) decided on Dec. 29 not to renew its contract with the 2,016-bed Northeast Ohio Correction Center, a privately-owned prison in Youngstown for low-level offenders.

Vermont DOC Seeks Out-of-State Contractor


(10/01/2014)
The Vermont Department of Corrections is looking for a new out-of-state contractor to house about 500 inmates that Vermont does not have the capacity to hold.

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.

Idaho to End CCA Contract


(01/15/2014)
Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter asked the Idaho Board of Correction earlier this month to take over the operation of the 2,080-bed Idaho Correctional Center (ICC), the state’s largest prison.

Law Drafted for Public Operation of Idaho Prisons


(09/11/2013)
Rep. John Gannon, D-Boise, drafted a proposal that would allow state agencies to bid on government work normally reserved for private companies.

Joliet No Longer in Running for Private Immigrant Detention Center

By Audrey Arthur
(06/05/2013)
The Corrections Corporation of American (CCA) announced Monday that it will no longer consider Joliet, Ill. as a potential host city for a new immigrant detention center.
 

Unique Private Prison Deal Leads to Backlash


(03/06/2013)
A private prison in Ohio has been making headlines in all the wrong ways since the state sold the facility in 2011.

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.