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Statement Regarding Immigration Policies and Family Separation

6/20/18 9:58 AM

CoreCivic cares deeply about every person in our care. None of our facilities provides housing for children who aren’t under the supervision of a parent.

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Working Toward Empathy and Understanding

6/19/18 7:41 AM

CoreCivic managers find that inmates take a critical step toward successful reentry when they make amends for their past.

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RMOMS Extends CoreCivic’s Reentry Mission

6/11/18 9:18 AM

By Patrick Swindle, Chief Corrections Officer

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Faith-Based Programs Inspire Change, Provide Better Chance for Success After Incarceration

6/4/18 8:49 AM

Research has shown that faith-based programming is a critical piece of an individual's overall success after he or she is released from incarceration. See how staff at CoreCivic’s Crowley County Correctional Facility in Olney Springs, Colorado, partners with community volunteers to ensure that each inmate can make meaningful spiritual connections.

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CoreCivic Graduates Ready for Success in English and Spanish

5/22/18 9:07 AM

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Leading Others out of the Cycle of Crime

5/14/18 10:48 AM

Danny Cosby knows firsthand how drugs and alcohol can keep people locked in a cycle of crime. He and his son both faced their own addiction issues and served time in prison. Now he helps others in the same situation.

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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Daniel Hudson, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

5/12/18 8:00 AM

Daniel Hudson is the maintenance supervisor at Lake Erie Correctional Institution in Conneaut, Ohio. He began his career with CoreCivic as a correctional officer at Lake Erie in 2013, but soon began taking on other roles and responsibilities. Today, he serves as the apprentice supervisor to inmates who participate in the maintenance-training program.

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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, Shatare Lewis, Monitor II

5/11/18 8:00 AM

Shatare Lewis began her career with CoreCivic in 2015 as a client monitor before she was promoted to her current position as resident monitor at Oklahoma City Transitional Center. In addition to her full-time job, Lewis attends Rose State College, where she will graduate in 2020 with her bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Laura Fransen, Quality Assurance Manager

5/10/18 8:00 AM

Laura Fransen is the quality assurance manager at Eloy Detention Center in Eloy, Arizona. Each day, she ensures that the facility meets compliance standards. She began her career at CoreCivic in 2006 as an administrative clerk before advancing to her current role. Fransen is also the facility's ethics liaison, public information officer and community service coordinator.

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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, Christopher Aguirre, Chaplain

5/9/18 8:00 AM

Christopher Aguirre is the chaplain at Central Arizona Florence Correctional Complex in Florence, Arizona. Aguirre joined CoreCivic in 1999 as a correctional officer before becoming a chaplain in 2004. In addition to his full-time job, Aguirre serves on CoreCivic's Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team, which helps employees who are undergoing difficult circumstances.

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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, Wanda Phillips, Registered Nurse

5/8/18 8:00 AM

Wanda Phillips is a registered nurse at Wheeler Correctional Facility in Alamo, Georgia, where she has been treating the heath care needs of inmates since 2013. Phillips began her medical career in U.S. Army Medical Corps, serving during the Vietnam War. She has held multiple nursing positions in her career, giving her over 50 years of medical experience.

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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Dr. Sharita Giles, Principal

5/7/18 8:00 AM

Dr. Sharita Giles is the principal of the education department at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in Tutwiler, Mississippi. She joined CoreCivic in 2015 after having served the public school system for over 13 years. Giles holds her bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's degree in social science and doctorate in educational administration and supervision.

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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Jessie Vigil, Correctional Officer

5/6/18 8:00 AM

Correctional Officer Jesse Vigil maintains the safety of the employees and inmates at Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Grants, New Mexico. Vigil joined CoreCivic in 1998 and has held other roles throughout his time with the company. In addition to his full-time job at CoreCivic, Vigil serves alongside his wife as a foster parent to children in need within their community.

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CoreCivic Delivers on Unprecedented Reentry Commitments

4/23/18 12:27 PM

More than three years ago, CoreCivic President and CEO Damon Hininger made a bold announcement on behalf of our company — that CoreCivic would take steps unprecedented in the public or private sectors to strengthen our reentry programming, delivering on our mission to reduce recidivism and better the public good.

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How CoreCivic Built a LEED Silver-Certified Correctional Facility

4/20/18 10:00 AM

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