Lee Adjustment Center, a private prison in Lee County owned by CoreCivic Inc. of Nashville, started taking state inmates again this month under contract with the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State officials say they are close to filling every inmate bed that’s available at the state’s prisons and scores of local jails.
Lee Adjustment Center, a private prison in Lee County owned by CoreCivic Inc. of Nashville, started taking state inmates again this month under contract with the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State officials say they are close to filling every inmate bed that’s available at the state’s prisons and scores of local jails. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
Lee Adjustment Center, a private prison in Lee County owned by CoreCivic Inc. of Nashville, started taking state inmates again this month under contract with the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State officials say they are close to filling every inmate bed that’s available at the state’s prisons and scores of local jails. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

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March 23, 2018 02:37 PM