Multimedia Resources

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Video 17.1: 10 Ways to Reduce Prison Overcrowding and Save Taxpayers Millions
Description: This video discusses potential criminal justice reform efforts, including releasing elderly inmates.

Video 17.2: Private Prison Stocks up 100% since Trump’s Win
Description: Thanks to President Donald Trump, America’s private prisons appear to be entering a gold age.

Audio 17.1: Who Benefits When a Private Prison Comes to Town?
Description: Federal and state officials are increasingly contracting private companies to run prisons and immigration detention centers. Critics have long questioned the quality of private prisons and the promises of economic benefits where they are built. But proponents say private prisons not only save taxpayers money, but they also generate income for the surrounding community.