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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Corrections Corporation of America

21 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $78.5M in penalties

Corrections Corporation of America manages prisons, jails, and detention facilities and provides inmate transportation services. CCA houses approximately 80,000 detainees in more than 60 facilities, 43 of which are company-owned. CCA currently partners with all three federal corrections agencies (the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement), nearly half of all states, and more than a dozen municipalities. In 2016, the company changed its name to CoreCivic.

Correspondence Date
Letter to CCA 4/22/2009
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 N/A $298.4M
2015 #63 $955.4M
2014 N/A $413.0M
2013 N/A $585.9M
2012 N/A $380.3M
2011 N/A $417.9M

21 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

6 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
6/16/2017 Snead v. CoreCivic (Metro-Davidson County Jail Scabies Outbreak)
Corrections Corporation of America
Pending
5/31/2017 Owino, et al. v. CoreCivic (Forced Labor at Detention Facilities)
Corrections Corporation of America
Pending
5/11/2017 Inmate Counting Issues at Trousdale Turner Correctional Center
Corrections Corporation of America
$43,750
4/25/2017 Leavenworth Detention Center Contract Audit
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
1/22/2015 Doe v. CCA (Invasive and Humiliating Search at South Central Correctional Facility)
Corrections Corporation of America
Pending
8/19/2014 California City CC Unpaid Wages and Benefits
Corrections Corporation of America
$8,071,861
4/7/2014 Jepsen v. CCA (Wrongful Termination)
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
2/14/2014 Pierce v. CCA (Sexual Harassment and Retaliation at Idaho CC)
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
2/5/2014 Fraudulent Billing and Understaffing at Idaho Correctional Center
Corrections Corporation of America
$1,000,000
1/23/2014 Eixenberger, et al. v. CCA (Dangerous Conditions at Idaho CC)
Corrections Corporation of America
Pending
11/9/2012 Castillon, et al. v. CCA (Assault at Idaho CC)
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
5/25/2012 Johnson et al. v. CCA (Kentucky Overtime Lawsuit)
Corrections Corporation of America
Pending
2/16/2012 Spurlock, et al. v. Townes, et al. (Camino Nuevo Correctional Center Sexual Assault)
Corrections Corporation of America
$201,000
10/19/2011 Sexual Abuse of Immigrant Detainees in Texas
Corrections Corporation of America
Pending
3/11/2010 Idaho Correctional Center - ACLU Lawsuit
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
10/13/2009 Sexual Harassment and Retaliation at Crowley County Correctional Facility
Corrections Corporation of America
$1,300,000
5/2/2008 Barnwell v. CCA (Unpaid Compensation)
Corrections Corporation of America
$7,000,000
2/1/2006 Crowley County Correctional Facility Riot
Corrections Corporation of America
$600,000
12/23/2005 Florida AG Medicaid Fraud Investigation
Corrections Corporation of America
$298,115
8/13/2003 Furlong et al. v. TransCor America
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
3/24/2003 Schlitters v. CCA (Death at Kit Carson Correctional Center)
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
3/3/2003 Willis v. CCA (Escaped Prisoner Kidnapping)
Corrections Corporation of America
$500,000
12/13/2002 McKnight v. CCA (Jail Assault)
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
10/24/2002 Settlement of 1997 IRS Audit
Corrections Corporation of America
$54,000,000
4/23/2002 Doe v. TransCor America (Sexual Assault)
Corrections Corporation of America
$0
12/14/2000 William P. vs. CCA (Juvenile Facility Abuse)
Corrections Corporation of America
$3,125,000
3/1/1999 Northeast Ohio Correctional Center Class Action
Corrections Corporation of America
$2,406,000

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