Private Companies Profit from Almost Every Function of America’s Criminal Justice System
In the Public Interest
January 20, 2016

Today, private companies hold contracts that allow them to profit from all corners of America’s criminal justice system. Consequently, many people charged with crimes are exposed to the profit-seeking of companies every step of the way, from entering the system to being released.

These graphics published by In the Public Interest depict the possible paths of people charged with different offenses, revealing the various privatized services provided by the corrections industry.


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