McRae Correctional Institution
1000 Jim Hammock Drive |
|Security class||low security|
|Managed by||Corrections Corporation of America|
McRae Correctional Institution is a privately managed, low-security prison for men, owned and operated by the Corrections Corporation of America since 2000 under contract with the Federal Bureau of Prisons for federal prisoners. 
In 2014 Azadeh N. Shahshahani of the ACLU of Georgia reported that McRae and another private federal prison in Georgia showed "a record of violations of constitutional and Bureau of Prisons standards governing the medical treatment of prisoners" and other issues. McRae is known as a "criminal alien requirement" (CAR) prison, meaning that it houses only non-citizen prisoners who will face deportation once they complete their sentences.
In August 2016, Justice Department officials announced that the FBOP would be phasing out its use of contracted facilities, on the grounds that private prisons provided less safe and less effective services with no substantial cost savings. The agency expects to allow current contracts on its thirteen remaining private facilities to expire.
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- "McRae Correctional Institution". Federal Bureau of Prisons. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
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- "Warehoused and Forgotten: Immigrants Trapped in Our Shadow Private Prison Industry". American Civil Liberties Union. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
- Zapotosky, Matt (18 Aug 2016). "Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons". Washington Post. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
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