CCA Acquires Avalon Correctional Services

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest private prisons operator, grew on Oct. 29 when it announced the purchase of Oklahoma City, Okla.-based Avalon Correctional Services Inc., a privately held company that provides residential reintegration programming to help residents return to their communities. After the purchase, CCA now touts itself as the largest domestic owner of community corrections beds.

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