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Addiction and Control
Prisons are very profitable. There are private prisons nowadays. The people that own them have, as their mission, first and foremost, the making of money. They need as many people as possible in priso...
How Private Prisons Game the Immigration System
With huge profits at stake, CCA and the Geo Group are pushing discreetly for enforcement-heavy immigration reform.
Inside Halden, the most humane prison in the world
Amelia Gentleman visits Halden, the high-security jail in Norway
A look into the flagship prison of Norway, where recidivism after two years is only 20%, and the focus is on rehabilitation rather than punishment.
Mass Incarceration for Profit
Dolinar, Brian; Kilgore, James
Against the Current
In the face of growing public criticism and improved technologies, companies like Securus search for new ways to remain competitive while marketing themselves as providers of a quality service that ke...
A Microcosm of the Nation - Control Unit Prisons
Out of Control
A review of 'Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons' by Nancy Kurshan.
One Thousand Years of Solitude
Life in the SHU
Indefinite solitary confinement: a large-scale experiment in sensory deprivation and social isolation.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Correctional Investigator Canada
Iinvestigate and bring resolution to individual offender complaints, and make recommendations on the Correctional Service's policies and procedures associated with the areas of individual complaints.
Correctional Service of Canada
Responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the courts. CSC is responsible for managing institutions of various security levels and supervising offenders unde...
National Parole Board
Makes independent, conditional release and pardon decisions and clemency recommendations.
Public Safety Canada
Ensure coordination across all federal departments and agencies responsible for national security and the safety of Canadians.
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