Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing and Inmate Deaths

Seth Wessler reported on medical care in privately-run prisons in an interview with Dave Davies. Wessler spent four years looking into 13 different private prisons. He found that the federal investigators are charging thousands of immigrants for illegal entry and housing them in private prisons but not meeting all of their needs since they are not citizens of the United States. The main problems Wessler found in private prisons was the quality of the medical care provided to inmates.
http://www.npr.org/2016/08/25/491340335/investigation-into-private-prisons-reveals-crowding-under-staffing-and-inmate-de

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