TITLE

Reforming Prison Contracting: AN EXAMINATION OF FEDERAL PRIVATE PRISON CONTRACTS

AUTHOR(S)
Summerill, Joseph
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Corrections Today;Dec2002, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the conditions that led to the need of the U.S. government for private sector housing of federal inmates and detainees, as well as the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and U.S. Marshals Service (UMS) reliance on such services. Action taken by the Department of Justice to alleviate the shortage of prison and detention beds; Criticisms faced by BOP, INS and UMS for their use of intergovernmental agreements and private contracts.
ACCESSION #
8596636

 

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