A list of reports with relevant information and figures on private prisons:
An Assessment of the Risks and Benefits of Prison Privatization by the Citizens’ Advisory Board of the New Hampshire State Prison for Women.
CNBC Special “Billions Behind Bars“ – a documentary that investigates the profits and inner workings of the multi-billion dollar corrections industry.
“Private Prisons: The Public’s Problem” — report by the American Friends Service Committee in Arizona, February 2012.
Prison Bed Profiteers: How Corporations Are Reshaping Criminal Justice in the U.S.; National Center on Crime and Delinquency, 5/14/2012
Pitfalls and Promises: The Real Risks to Residents and Taxpayers of Privatizing Prisons and Prison Services in Michigan; Michigan Corrections Organization, et al, 2/14/2012
Too Good to be True: Private Prisons in America; The Sentencing Project, 1/13/2012
Prison privatization risks higher costs for Ohio; Policy Matters Ohio, 12/15/2011
Gaming the System: How the Political Strategies of Private Prison Companies Promote Ineffective Incarceration Policies; Justice Policy Institute, 2011
Cells for Sale: Understanding Prison Costs and Savings; Ohio Policy Matters, 2011
Prisons for Profit: A Look at Private Prisons; ACLU of Ohio Foundation, 2011