Private Prison Benefits

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Moreover, these private prison companies get its long-term profit, which increases by in increasing their man-days, with several political strategies (Ashton). Private prison companies rely upon the government budgets and concerns of overcrowding (Tylek). In 2009 there were 502 people in prison per 100,000, an increase of 722 percent since 1970. It went fro 196,429 to 1.6 million people in 2009 (Ashton). The number of people held in private federal facilities increased approximately 120 percent since 2000. By the end of 2009 more than 16.4 % of federal and 6.8 % of state populations were held in privately managed correctional facilities. That is, approximately 129,000 people held in private prisons (Ashton). By 2013, there were 133, 044 prisoners
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