Bissell: Private prisons are a valuable asset for governments
The Palm Beach Post -

Thirty-five years ago, our country’s criminal justice system was in crisis. The court system had intervened in prisons in 40 states and the District of Columbia due to their poor conditions. Eight corrections systems had been declared unconstitutional or were operating under court order. This means that those facilities were dangerously overcrowded or failed to meet minimum standards for safe and humane conditions.It was in that time of crisis that the private sector stepped up [

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