CCA in the News
Completed New Federal Prison in Nevada
In-Site Magazine, April 2011
It all began back in 2007 when Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) came to dck to discuss the possibility of dck building a new prison just outside of Las Vegas in Pahrump, Nevada.
Warden details benefits of $13 million payroll
Pahrump Valley Times, Pahrump, Nevada, May 14, 2010
Joe Ponte, warden of the Nevada Southern Detention Center, told Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce members Tuesday to give it a year, then judge how Corrections Corporation of America is running its new 1,072-bed facility in Pahrump.
CCA has quiet start at Adams County Correctional Center
Natchez Democrat, Natchez Mississippi, March 21, 2010
Based on movie and television portrayals of prisons, quiet is not the first word that comes to mind when describing the atmosphere.
At the Crossroads, a Decade Later in Shelby
Great Falls Tribune, Great Falls, Montana, Sept. 13, 2009
When CCA first entered Shelby, Mont., residents were concerned about the prison in their community. Local elected officials researched their concerns to see how those initial reactions to a local prison compared with the reality years later.
CCA Signs 20-year Water Deal
The Natchez Democrat, Natchez, MS, Aug. 13, 2008
Agreement between Adams County Correctional Center and Adams County Water Association produces a mutually beneficial relationship.
Cibola County supports CCA
Cibola County Beacon, Cibola County, NM, Aug. 11, 2008
Cibola County residents pass a resolution in support of Cibola County Corrections Center Facility.
Just the Beginning
The Natchez Democrat, Natchez, MS, Aug. 24, 2007
Governor says CCA prison is the start of Southwest Mississippi’s rebuilding
Eloy Set to Grow By Thousands, Thanks to Prisons
KOLD News 13, Eloy, AZ, July 8, 2006
New facility opening offers opportunities for employment and economic benefits for Eloy community.
Yes in My Backyard
Texas Monthly, Austin, TX, Sept. 2004
How Eden, Texas learned to stop worrying and love its private prison.
Jack Ryan: Go for it
Enterprise Journal, McComb, MS, Feb. 10, 2007
Pike County community reacts to prison proposal
Prison deal to draw 311 jobs
Ledger-Enquirer.com, Columbus, GA, June 30, 2006
CCA brings new badly needed jobs to local community
Greenwood residents reflect on CCA prison impact
Enterprise Journal; McComb, MS
Second prison to open in Eloy. TN-based CCA to be town’s biggest employer
Arizona Daily Star; Tucson, AZ
Officials in prison towns adjust to bad neighbors, tout benefits
Pahrump Valley Times; Florence, AZ
Citrus County Detention Center worker named volunteer worker of year
Citrus Daily, Lecanto Florida, August 19, 2010
A Citrus County Detention Facility volunteer is among one of 12 volunteers named in the Corrections Corporation of America’s 2010 Pete Spackman Volunteer of the Year Award. According to a CCA news release, that worker is Jean Gould, who works at the Lecanto facility.
CCA Shows Off Downtown Detention Center
AccessNorthGA.com, Gainsville, Florida, August 10, 2009
CCA warden Stacey Stone explains how his facility will be a good Midtown Gainesville neighbor.
Gustav proved extreme teamwork
The Natchez Democrat, Natchez, MS, Nov. 7, 2008 Among others who help provide relief from Hurricane Gustav, CCA steps forward to assist Natchez community in time of distress.
Lindsey inmates, staff give time, produce to community
Jacksboro-Gazette News; The Jack County Herald, Jacksboro, TX, Oct. 16, 2008 In response to local volunteer shortage, Lindsey State Jail staff participates in Meals on Wheels program. Inmates in horticulture class grow and contribute crops to facility meals and local needs.
CCA board hears about prisoner transportation program
Leavenworth Times, Leavenworth, KS, Sept. 30, 2008 Dorothy Zinnert, chief of scheduling for the Federal Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System, appears as guest speaker for community relations board at Leavenworth facility.
Employees at Tennessee detention facility give to neighborhood school
Action News, WMC-TV, Memphis, TN, Sept. 5, 2008 West Tennessee Detention Facility employees raise money to donate uniforms, backpacks, pencils, paper, and other needed school supplies to local students.
CCA Hosts Winners in Camp Anytown Scholarship Contest
Eloy Enterprise; Eloy, AZ, Aug. 6, 2007
CCA sends three Pinal County high school students to a leadership development camp. CCA’s Anytown Scholarship was established in 2007 to encourage leadership skills among Eloy, AZ teens.
Building for Habitat house
Greenwood Commonwealth, Greenwood, MS, Feb. 8, 2007
CCA’s Delta Correctional Facility assists with local Habitat for Humanity homes through inmate carpentry class.
CCA inmates train puppies to be helpful to disabled
Cutbank Pioneer Press, Shelby, Montana, Sept. 29, 2010
When you have a lot of time on your hands, a constant search is always on for ways to keep your mind occupied.
Northfork Correctional Facility Showcases Its Program Diversity
The Sayre Record, Sayre, Oklahoma
Prison Receives State Award for inmate Braille Services
Black Gowns-Inmates Wear a Sense of Pride
Cycle of Life Provides Colorful Lesson for North Fork Inmates
Mexican Education Provides a Positive Path for NFCF Inmates
Vocation Prison Classes Changing Inmates' Lives
Rescued Greyhounds Give Prisoners New Purpose
Scottsdale Republic, Scottsdale, Arizona, Sept. 20, 2009
Sagurao Correctional Center begins new Greyhound program benefiting greyhounds and inmates.
Faith-Based TV Program Finds Success in U.S. Prisons
The Christian Post, Washington, DC, Sept. 16, 2008 TBN introduces Second Chance faith-based programming initiative in an effort to restore hope to inmates, help lower recidivism rates.
Couple uses greyhound adoption to rehabilitate prisoners, dogs
The Tennessean, Nashville, TN, July 21, 2005
CCA employees establish rehabilitative dog program in Nashville, Tenn. jail.
Church leaders see opportunity in proposed prison facility
The Natchez Democrat, Natchez, MS, April 24, 2007
Natchez, Miss. church leaders welcome new CCA facility to community as an opportunity to extend their ministry.
New prison to be built in Jenkins Co. creates jobs
WRDW, Augusta Georgia, September 16, 2010
Governor Perdue announced today that CCA, the nation's leader in partnership corrections, has been awarded a contract by the Georgia Department of Corrections to manage up to 1,150 male inmates in the CCA Jenkins Correctional Center, which will be designed, constructed, owned and operated by CCA on property currently owned by the company in Millen.
CCA Contributes to Rapid Job Growth in Pinal County, AZ
Money Magazine, September 2009
Money Magazine ranks Pinal County as nation’s fastest growing careers hub. CCA employs a work force of more than 2,500 in Arizona.
Florence nurse a finalist for statewide award TriValleyCentral.com, Pinal County, AZ, Aug. 12, 2008 Nurse at Florence Correctional Center is recognized for outstanding commitment and leadership.
CCA Recruits Addiction Treatment Specialists Corrections.com, Oct. 15, 2008 CCA works to improve addictions treatment program with updated curriculum. Recent training enhances practices and increases inmates’ chances of maintaining long-term sobriety
From CO to COO Leavenworth Detention Center, Leavenworth, KS, Oct. 9, 2008 Damon Hininger remembers his career progression, from his beginnings as a correctional officer to his current position as company president.
Essayist says education changes lives
The Tennessean – 2008
CCA educator, Carol Stinson shares insight on why she loves her career in corrections.
From Platoons to Prisons
G.I. Jobs, Aug. 2006
Former Marine sergeant and Army National Guard officer locks down success with CCA.
Careers in Corrections
Decision Times, Feb. 14, 2005
A military background provides a good foundation for starting a career in corrections.
Medical department at CCC offers variety for nurses
Golden Triangle News, March 26, 2008
With more than 600 inmates at Crossroads Correctional Center, the Medical Department is a very busy place – one where nurses can find diversity, flexibility and gratitude.
CCA Resource Materials
CCA At a Glance:
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A Day in the Life
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A Corrections Career for Military Professionals
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Economic Development Opportunities with CCA
It pays to have CCA as a local partner. We bring so much more than new facilities to communities – we also produce results you can count on. In addition to facilitating economic stimulation and enhanced tax revenues, we also open up new, exciting employment opportunities and bring a strong, supportive community presence.
Literature Review of Impacts to Communities in Siting Correctional Facilities
Prepared by Larry M. Fehr, Executive Director Washington Council on Crime and Delinquency (1995), this independent research literature review focuses upon the effects on a community of siting a correctional facility. The reviewer finds that the primary thrust of the recent empirical research suggests positive impacts to communities in which correctional facilities are placed.
Inmate Programs: The Right Path
Through academic and vocational education opportunities, faith-based offerings, addictions treatment programs, recreational options and more, offenders at CCA facilities are presented with a holistic continuum of services designed to promote rehabilitation and recovery.
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The CONEVyT/INEA (National Institute for Adult Education) Program:
In some facilities, CCA offers a course of study designed for Mexican nationals that is the Mexican equivalent of an American Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED).
Dispelling the Myths About Private Prisons: Factual Responses to Anti-Privatization Rhetoric
Even though CCA established the private corrections management industry more than 25 years ago, some myths about privately-operated correctional facilities persist today. Here, ideological myths are balanced with daily operational realities.
Private Corrections: A Review of the Issues
CCA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Correctional Officer, Dr. Rick Seiter, distinguishes fact from fiction and separates myth from reality in this address prepared for the Academy of Criminal Justice Science.
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A Strategic Private Corrections Partnership with CCA
Public-private partnership with CCA offers many benefits – for the customer agency, employees, offenders and the greater community.
A brief, one-page overview of the benefits of out-of-state inmate management.
CCA's client newsletter, CCA Source, dedicates an entire issue to the topic of out-of-state inmate management. The issue includes articles on out-of-state inmate programs, maintaining family connections and preserving the culture of various inmate populations.