Comment: Private Prisons

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Private Prisons

The reason why prison populations have increased is due to the fact that prisons are now mostly privatized. They are run as a business. Much like hotels and hospitals, the more beds that are occupied, the more money is made. It is in the best interest for a prison business to remain full and therefore lucrative. The ways and means these prisons are kept at max capacity can be left up to your imagination.