Private Probation Companies

~ Disabled Veteran Jailed For Inability to Pay Fee to Private Probation Company – YouTube


~ For-Profit Probation Companies Exploit Poorest Americans – YouTube


~ New Lawsuit Focuses on Private Probation in Giles County – YouTube


~ Probation for Profit – August 29, 2014 – Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly – PBS VIDEO


~ Private Probation Company Owned By Defense Attorney – YouTube


~ Private Probation Companies – Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – TBS – YouTube


~ Private Probation Lawsuit Settled for $14.3 Million – YouTube


~ Rutherford County Accused Of Running ‘Extortion Racket’ – YouTube


~ Sheriff Calls Rutherford County’s Probation System A ‘Rat Wheel’ – YouTube


~ To Prison For Poverty • SHORT DOCUMENTARY • BRAVE NEW FILMS – YouTube


~ US firms profit from minor law violations – YouTube


~ US- For-Profit Probation Tramples Rights of Poor – YouTube


~ Without funds to pay fines, minor incidents can mean jail – PBS News Hour – YouTube


~ A Modern-Day Debtors’ Prison- Judges Push Back Against the South’s Privatization Wave – Yes! Magazine


~ America’s Growth Industry- Probation and Parole – The Daily Bell


~ Community Corrections- Profiteering, Corruption and Widening the Net – Truthout


~ Controversial probation company Sentinel could bring checkered past to Hillsborough – Tampa Bay Times


~ Get Out of Jail, Inc. Does the alternatives-to-incarceration industry profit from injustice? -Profiting from Private Probation – The New Yorker


~ Georgia leader in private probation — a $40 million industry – AJC


~ How many Judges own interest in private probation companies- – Federal Jack


~ How Private Companies Are Profiting From Threats To Jail The Poor – ThinkProgress


~ In Georgia, a Traffic Ticket Can Land You in the Slammer – Mother Jones


~ Inside Kentucky’s Unregulated Private Probation Industry – WFPL


~ Kentucky courts fail to properly monitor private probation companies, ACLU says – Lexington Herald Leader


~ Lack of state oversight for private probation services leaves system open for abuse – The Missouri Times


~ Memos to Mark- For-profit probation and modern day debtors’ prison – by Mark Takano – Congressional Progressive Caucus – Medium


~ New Lawsuit Focuses on Private Probation in Giles County – News Channel 5 Nashville


~ Opinion – Georgia’s privatized probation and parole system isn’t working – The Washington Post


~ Opinion – The free-market case against privatized probation – The Washington Post


~ Pay up or pay time- Alabama’s private probation industry – Al Jazeera America


~ Probation Firm Extorted Money From Poor in Alabama, Suit Charges – NBC News


~ Private Misdemeanor Probation Industry Faces New Scrutiny – US News


~ Private Probation Companies Have Created A Two-Tiered Justice System. This Congressman Is Fighting Back. – ThinkProgress


~ Private probation companies letting convicts commit more crime and allowing them to disappear, report finds – The Independent


~ Private Probation Company Called-An Unregulated Tool for Corruption – Courthouse News Service


~ Private Probation Co. Owned By Defense Attorney – News Channel 5 Nashville


~ Private probation firms cash in on monitoring offenders – The Dispatch


~ Private Probation Services Penalize the Poor, New Report Says – NBC News


~ Private Probation – Southern Center for Human Rights


~ Private Probation System Still Largely Unregulated, Rife With Issues, Report Says – WFPL


~ Profiting from Probation- America’s “Offender-Funded” Probation Industry – Human Rights Watch PDF


~ Profiting from A Report on Predatory Probation Companies in Georgia – Southern Center for Human Rights PDF


~ Profiting from the Poor: Offender-Funded Probation in the USA  – British Journal of Community Justice


~ Report- For-profit probation industry hurts America’s poorest – Salon.com


~ “Set Up to Fail” The Impact of Offender-Funded Private Probation on the Poor –  – Fines & Fees Justice Center


~ TAKING ACTION- Probation companies profiting from person’s inability to pay court fines – WHNT.com


~ The For-Profit Probation Maze – The Atlantic


~ The man behind Georgia’s largest private probation company – Associated Press


~ The man behind Georgia’s largest private probation company – Washington Times


~ The Private Probation Problem Is Worse Than Anyone Thought – The Atlantic


~ Thrown in jail for being poor- the booming for-profit probation industry – The Mercury News


~ Understanding the Probation Trap in Georgia – by Simone Chérie – Antiparty – Medium


~ US- For-Profit Probation Tramples Rights of Poor – U.S. Education and the New Jim Crow


~ 4 tales of stresses, financial strains of private probation – Fox News

~ A judicially sanctioned extortion racket – The Economist

~ Federal Court- For-Profit Private Probation Can Violate Right To Due Process – Forbes

~ Former Florida Judge Profiting from Probation Classes that State Offers for Free – Prison Legal News

~ How Georgia’s Probation System Squeezes the Poor and Feeds Mass Incarceration – American Civil Liberties Union

~ How Private Probation Companies Make Money From the Those They Trap in the Justice System – Alternet.org

~ How Private Probation Perpetuates Debtors’ Prisons – HuffPost

~ Human Rights Watch blasts private probation companies in Missouri – Law and order – stltoday.com

~ Is There a Constitutional Right to Cash in on the Poor- – The Marshall Project

~ OPINION- Probation for Profit; Little More Than a Scam – Jackson Free Press

~ Poor offenders pay high price when probation turns on profit – The Spokesman-Review

~ Probation-for-Profit Just Got Less Profitable – The Marshall Project

~ Predatory Probation Privateers Prey on the Poor – Daliy Kos

~ Private Probation as a Monstrous Hybrid – Forbes

~ Private Probation Company Accused of Abuses in Tennessee – The New York Times

~ Private Probation Company Accused of Charging Illegal Fees in Atlanta – Yahoo! Finance

~ Private probation firms ‘put victims of abuse at risk’ – Prisons and probation – The Guardian

~ Private Probation In Kentucky – ACLU of Kentucky

~ Privatized probation becomes a spiral of added fees and jail time – ABA Journal

~ Privatized Probation ‘Extortion’ Scheme Targets Vulnerable, Poor – Common Dreams News

~ Profiting from Probation- America’s “Offender-Funded” Probation Industry – National Institute of Corrections

~ Profiting from Probation- America’s “Offender-Funded” Probation Industry – Human Rights Watch

~ Profiting From Probation- ‘You Don’t Criminalize Poverty’ – Jackson Free Press

~ ‘Profiting’ off probation not worth the costs – Daily News Journal

~ Report On For Profit Probation – The United States Of Grifting – Esquire

~ “Set Up to Fail” The Impact of Offender-Funded Private Probation on the Poor – Human Rights Watch

~ The Poor Shouldn’t Pay for Punishment A terrible system in Georgia required poor people who couldn’t pay small fines for misdemeanors to pay for their probation costs. – Slate.com

~ The Travesty of Private Probation Companies In Georgia – Georgia DUI Lawyer

~ Thrown in jail for being poor- the booming for-profit probation industry – Money – The Guardian

~ US- For-Profit Probation Tramples Rights of Poor – Human Rights Watch

~ US- Private Probation Harming the Poor – Human Rights Watch

~ “You Got to Come Up With That Money or You Are Going to Jail” How privatizing probation hurts the poor.- Slate.com

~ Welcome to Georgia, the epicenter of the private probation racket – The Outline