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American Correctional Association

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Scott Howard: Prison rape survivor's story going international

    Scott Howard​The story of Scott Howard, who endured extortion and rape by an inmate gang in Colorado's prison system, was told in detail for the first time in my feature "The Devil's Playground" three months ago. But our account quickly went viral -- and Howard, now free to speak out about pri ... More >>

  • News

    February 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Grim details emerge in prison death of sex offender

    Inmates claim Ronald Ferguson had been in the unit only a few hours when he was killed.​Last week, we reported on the bludgeoning death of inmate Ronald Ferguson, a convicted child molester, at the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility outside of Canon City. A fifty-year-old habitual off ... More >>

  • News

    December 23, 2004

    Maxed Out

    Shipping inmates to private prisons is Colorado's cheap solution to overcrowding and violence. But so far, it's cost plenty.

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Finding Forrester

    A jailbreak before election day could have been a PR disaster -- if anyone had known about it.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    McPrison

    How a private prison brought jobs-and violence, corruption and scandal-to Burlington.

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Captive Market

    Jobs. Gadgets. Profits. Crime pays big-time for the prison-industrial complex.

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Side Effects

    Pharmacist Bob Gusich has been a real pill for the state prison system.

  • News

    July 31, 1997

    Bad Boys, Bad Boys

    Whatcha gonna do? Let a private company try to handle your juvenile delinquents?

  • News

    November 8, 1995

    THE WOMEN OF SUPERMAX

    COLORADO'S HIGHEST-SECURITY PRISON ISN'T JUST FOR TOUGH GUYS.

  • News

    April 26, 1995

    HOMEWARD BOUND

    CRIME MAY NOT PAY, BUT ELECTRONIC HOME DETENTION SURE DOES.

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