Public Hearing

Public Hearings for Proposed Private Prison in Coolidge

Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Management and Training Corporation (MTC) has proposed a prison of 3,000 or 5,000 beds.

The American Friends Service Committee condemns the decision to build more private prisons as unnecessary and deeply irresponsible given the state’s economic crisis and the dismal safety records of all four of the corporations involved. 

Public Hearings for Proposed Private Prisons in San Luis (Yuma)

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

There are TWO proposed prisons for Yuma.  Management and Training Corporation (MTC) has proposed to build a 3,000-bed prison and GEO Group seeks to build one with 2,000-3,000 beds.

The American Friends Service Committee condemns the decision to build more private prisons as unnecessary and deeply irresponsible given the state’s economic crisis and the dismal safety records of all four of the corporations involved. 

Public Hearings for Proposed Private Prison in Winslow

Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

LaSalle/Southwest Corrections has proposed a 1,000 bed prison for Winslow.

The American Friends Service Committee condemns the decision to build more private prisons as unnecessary and deeply irresponsible given the state’s economic crisis and the dismal safety records of all four of the corporations involved. 

Public Hearing on Prison Privatization in Arizona

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Public Hearings on Prison Privatization in Arizona

In the wake of the Kingman escapes and the private prison influence-buying scandal, many elected officials have called for legislative hearings, but none have been scheduled.  Yet critical questions remain unanswered and state government has not acted to ensure the integrity of our prison system and the safety of our community.

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