Investigating Private Prisons In the Mountain West
Private prisons are often touted as a good source of jobs and economic prosperity for communities. But how do those jobs compare to the ones in government-run facilities?
As part of the Mountain West News Bureau series private prisons, reporter Noah Glick took a look and found there’s no clear answer.
And: things like mental health counseling, drug treatment, electronic monitoring, and halfway houses. Reporter Ali Budner looks at what happened after a recentt conflict with prison policy in Colorado.
This series is supported by the Pulitzer Center.
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