Reveal and The Atlantic will team up for a forum on Oklahoma’s female incarceration rate, the highest in the U.S.
The troubled prison health care system
Budget deal bans new immigrant detention center contracts in California
California lawmakers have banned local governments from signing new contracts for holding federal immigration detainees and funded a state inspection program for immigrant detention centers.
Poor medical care in immigrant detention has deadly results, report says
Poor medical care, including underqualified staff and systemic neglect, has contributed to deaths at immigrant detention facilities around the country, according to a new report by two advocacy groups.
Sick on the inside: What the Bureau of Prisons knew
The U.S. Department of Justice says it will eventually end its use of private prisons. In light of this news, we’re revisiting an hour of Reveal that investigates medical negligence in private prisons for immigrants and the shift in immigration enforcement that gave rise to them in the first place.
The man inside: Four months as a prison guard
On this episode of Reveal, we take an unprecedented look inside the multibillion-dollar private prison industry.
The culture within: Shane Bauer takes us inside a private prison
We sit down with reporter Shane Bauer, who worked as a guard at a Louisiana private prison for four months, to talk about what life is like for people on both sides of the bars.
Private prison operator sued over death at immigrant facility
The family of a federal prisoner has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, alleging that private prison operators negligently left him in the care of underqualified medical workers who failed to respond properly to a medical emergency.
Medical negligence in immigrant prisons
For years, journalists and advocates have raised questions about medical care inside private federal prisons for noncitizens. We tell the story of one medical disaster behind bars: the case of Nestor Garay.
Sick on the inside: Behind bars in immigrant-only prisons
This hour of Reveal investigates medical negligence in the private prison system for immigrants. We also expose the shift in criminal justice policy that helped fill up these prisons.
What you need to know about America’s private prison industry
Ahead of our upcoming episode of Reveal, we collected some recent reporting and research for background on the rise of privatized prisons in the U.S.