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.
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.
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.
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.