With state budgets becoming tighter, local governments are looking for new solutions to relieving the stress on their wallets.
One of the solutions that have been growing in popularity is the outsourcing of prison operations, passing the responsibility from the county to a private operator.
This might seem like a financially sensible plan, but there are a lot of factors that can make it one of the worst decisions for the safety of both the citizen population and the inmates.
Let's look at the infographic: The Prison Industrial Complex:
Source: Rehab Today