Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Top five Texas private prison stories of 2013

Via Texas Prison Bidness:

#1: Closure of Dawson State Jail and Mineral Wells Pre-Parole Transfer Facility
#2: City of McAllen rejects GEO Group prison for immigrants
#3: The campaign to expose and close the Polk Detention Center
#4: Two North Texas counties stand tall, reject jail privatization
#5: Troubles persist at McLennan County's speculatively built private jail

RELATED: See Grits' list of the Top Ten Texas Criminal Justice Stories of 2013. SEE ALSO: Jordan Smith's list of 2013's Top Ten Criminal Justice Stories from the Austin Chronicle.

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