The Shocking Story about GEO–A Private Prison Corporation – Prison Path

According to their web site,”The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) is the world’s second largest provider of correctional, detention, and community reentry services with 98 facilities, approximately 78,500 beds, and 18,000 employees around the globe. GEO’s facilities are located in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa.” The GEO Group Inc’s gross profit for the three months ending in June of 2014 was $113 million. The GEO Group Inc’s gross profit for the twelve months ending in June of 2014 was $413 million. GEO was and is a highly profitable company. However, this is not the complete picture of this giant corporation. Reports from several states have revealed that GEO’s prisons were known for inmate abuse, workplace violence, and fraudulent reporting at its U.S. facilities. One federal judge concluded that GEO “allowed a cesspool of unconstitutional and inhuman acts and conditions to germinate” at one Mississippi facility for juveniles. The […]

Source: www.prisonpath.com

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