Idaho consolidates out-of-state prisoners

Idaho Department of Corrections has ended its relationship with a Texas prison, moving all out-of-state inmates to private lock-up in Okla. Prisoners to be moved from troubled Bill Clayton Detention Center, a private prison run by Geo Group in Littlefield, Texas. IDOC spokesperson: “Concern with staffing shortages at the (Bill Clayton) facility also factored into the decision.” Laurie WIlliams, brother of deceased inmate: “I’m happy they’re pulling them out of Texas. But I still have great concern about how we’re moving them from one profit-for-prison to another.” Andrea Jackson in theTimes-News. GEO don’t care. Boone, AP in the Houston Chron.

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