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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 01:40 PM

Private Prison Company Used in Drug Raids at Public High School


PR Watch / By Beau Hodai

Private Prison Company Used in Drug Raids at Public High School
Corrections Corporation of America used in drug sweeps of public school students in Arizona.

November 28, 2012 |


In Arizona an unsettling trend appears to be underway: the use of private prison employees in law enforcement operations.

The state has graced national headlines in recent years as the result of its cozy relationship with the for-profit prison industry. Such controversies have included the role of private prison corporations in SB 1070 and similar anti-immigrant legislation disseminated in other states; a 2010 private prison escape that resulted in two murders and a nationwide manhunt; and a failed bid to privatize nearly the entire Arizona prison system.

And now, recent events in the central Arizona town of Casa Grande show the hand of private corrections corporations reaching into the classroom, assisting local law enforcement agencies in drug raids at public schools.



Trick or Treat

At 9 a.m. on the morning of October 31, 2012, students at Vista Grande High School in Casa Grande were settling in to their daily routine when something unusual occurred. .....................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.alternet.org/drugs/private-prison-company-used-drug-raids-public-high-school



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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 01:44 PM

1. Du rec. Nt

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 01:45 PM

2. This is our future if we continue to enable corporate takeover

of our political parties, elections, and government.

We will see more and more deliberate pipelines from public to private, and human dignity will no longer matter in those plans, because human beings are mere sources of profit in a corporate state.

Have we had enough yet, America?

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See also:

The Shocking Details of a Mississippi School-to-Prison Pipeline
http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=1893579

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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 01:51 PM

3. Fucking Nazi bastards, and fuck Godwin too. nt

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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 02:01 PM

4. Parents should sue

Who's to say the private company goons didn't bring in drugs to plant. And if they touched the kids, that is all together different. And to think 20 years ago I thought about moving to Arizona.

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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 02:01 PM

5. I hate private security thugs...always have

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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 05:18 PM

6. K&R

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