CCA Honors Correctional Officers and Employees

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In recognition of National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, CCA honors its associates who serve in the profession of keeping communities safe across the U.S.

Correctional Officers assemble at CCA Jenkins Correctional Center in Millen, Georgia

It is our goal every day to operate the highest quality adult corrections company in the U.S., with dedicated employees who inspire and help one another.

CCA, America's leader in partnership corrections, is celebrating its officers and the many other corrections professionals who are committed to keeping communities safe and bettering the lives of those entrusted to the company's care.

This week at CCA facilities across the U.S., staffs are taking time out to recognize the contributions of officers and employees who are committed to excellence in corrections.

"In partnership with government, our professionals provide a meaningful public service," said Damon Hininger, CCA President and CEO. "It is our goal every day to operate the highest quality adult corrections company in the U.S., with dedicated employees who inspire and help one another."

While correctional officers represent the largest employee group at CCA facilities, the company's nationwide workforce also includes teachers, counselors, nurses, chaplains and administrative staff.

"We call on all career disciplines within our organization to maintain the highest standards," said Harley Lappin, CCA Chief of Corrections. "We value loyalty and integrity in our work and dedicate ourselves to protecting our communities, individuals in our care and each other."

About National Correctional Officers and Employees Week
Established in 1987, to honor the capable handling of the physical and emotional demands made daily upon those who work in the nation's prisons, jails and detention facilities.

About CCA
CCA is the nation’s largest provider of partnership corrections to federal, state and local government, operating more than 60 facilities, including more than 40 company-owned facilities, with more than 90,000 beds, in 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to providing the residential services for inmates, CCA facilities offer rehabilitation and educational programs, including education, vocation, religious services, life skills and employment training and substance abuse treatment. For more information, visit: http://www.cca.com and http://www.ccacommunities.com.

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