August, 2015 | Prison Inmate Search

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Dear Presidential Candidates: “Mass Incarceration Crisis”

    For the first┬átime in a modern presidential election, ┬ácandidates from both parties are talking about our “Mass Incarceration Crisis.”Before this upcoming election, candidates usually ignored this epidemic that has infected our country for several decades. The candidates looked away because they knew that convicted felons did not vote and that most Americans did […]

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Corrections Corporation of America–Pro Mass Incarceration

  Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) was launched 32 years ago by two former military officers and a former prison administrator. It was the first for-profit prison company in 20th century America. Today, CCA is the largest private prison company in the United States and its income exceeded 1.7 billion. Since 1980, our prison population […]

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Jails & Suicides

  According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, between 2001-2011, 3217 inmates committed suicide in local jails. The difference between an inmate in jail and an inmate in prison–the inmate in jail is usually waiting for his or her day in court. The inmates in prison were convicted and are serving their sentences. Many state […]

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