Murder, riots, rapes, assaults and squalor at private prisons

Text by Pat Beall, data visualization by Michelle Quigley

The Post looked at audits, government reports, criminal cases and civil lawsuits in 21 states from 2000-2012. Not every incident examined is included here.

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