Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths

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The Idaho Correctional Center south of Boise, Idaho, is a contract facility operated by Corrections Corporation of America. The Justice Department says it is phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found they have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government. Charlie Litchfield/AP hide caption

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Justice Department Will Phase Out Its Use Of Private Prisons

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