The GEO Group to Re-Open Michigan Facility

By Jessie Fetterling
Plans are moving forward with the re-opening of the North Lake Correctional Facility in Baldwin. The 1,740-bed facility, owned by Boca Raton, Fla.-based The Geo Group, a private prison operator, recently signed a contract with the Vermont Department of Corrections to house up to 675 inmates at the Baldwin facility as early as July.

The GEO Group Looks to Expand in Montgomery County

After finalizing its purchase of a 1,287-bed detention facility in Montgomery County, Texas, private prison corporation The GEO Group, based in Boca Raton, Fla., is looking to purchase a second federal prison in the area.

New Castle Correctional Facility Annex Dedication

The Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), in coordination with The Geo Group Inc., hosted a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly built New Castle Correctional Facility (NCCF) Annex on February 29, 2012, at the Correctional Training Institute.

Potential Prison Could Boost Revenue for Adelanto

Building a new prison is on the 2012 to-do list for Adelanto, Calif. The city is working on the drawings for a new prison that would be operated by the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Michigan Village Hopes for Prison Reopening

When Michigan’s North Lake Detention Facility stopped housing youthful offenders five years ago, the tiny city of Baldwin lost its largest employer, the tax base shrunk and a number of restaurants and stores closed.

GEO Nabs Immigration Detainee Contract

Private prison operator The GEO Group was awarded a contract for the housing of up to 600 immigration detainees by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service, or ICE.

GEO Selected for Indiana Offender Program

The GEO Group has been selected by the Indiana Department of Corrections to manage a short-term offender program at an existing state-owned facility in Plainfield, Indiana.

GEO Consolidates Healthcare Operations, Opens New Facility

The GEO Group opened a new $62 million secure treatment facility as the private prison operator announced the consolidation of correctional healthcare functions under the company’s GEO Care division.