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Karnes County

Karnes County Partners with Private Prison Company

May 26th, 2011

People in the GEO-run facilities around Texas and elsewhere describe abuse, overcrowding and a lack of medical care that would be called criminal in any other setting. There is more information on this petition: http://www.change.org/petitions/tell-ice-no-new-immigrant-detention-center-in-karnes-co-texas Background: The Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has contracted with a private prison company with a

Sign a petition against a new private prison in Karnes County

May 12th, 2011

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No Accountability: GEO Does What It Wants

Nov 1st, 2010

Here is a letter from someone who knows what it’s like to deal witha GEO run jail. Her complaints sound much like others having to do with private prison companies and the lack of accountability. The sheriff here In Karnes County sends most of his prisoners to Frio Co. Detention Center because we don’t have