CCA Acquires Four Residential Re-Entry Facilities

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced on Aug. 31 that it has acquired four community corrections facilities for approximately $13.5 million. The facilities were previously owned and/or operated by a privately held owner of community corrections facilities and other government leased assets.

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States Weigh-in on Community Corrections Programs

PORTAGE COUNTY, Ohio — Many states are investigating new ways of lowering inmate populations and easing the financial burden of overcrowding on state and county correctional facilities, including Ohio.

Portage County was expected to launch a corrections program that could eventually serve as a model for the entire state of Ohio, according to Portage County Justice Program Director Ross Rick.

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