PRISON PRIVATIZATION AND THE
CORRECTIONAL WORKFORCE

 By Chuck Davis
INTRODUCTION - This essay examines the phenomenon of prison privatization from the vantage point of the correctional workforce. The discussion is framed within three major headings: cost efficiency and quality; toward an understanding of performance and quality; and potential effects of privatization. Within each major heading, analysis is directed by the integration of correctional workforce into the targeted subject. Assessing the role and significance of workforce issues is essential for a comprehensive understanding of prison privatization. The objective is to enlighten and provide additional guidance with regard to the topic.

 http://www.law.umn.edu/centers/crimjust/publications/07_CorrectionalWorkforce.pdf 


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