Marshall Project Originals
The Misery of “Medical Chain”
When a trip to the hospital means spending hours on a cramped bus handcuffed to another prisoner.
The Great Escape? Par for the Course.
“These guys were absolutely jaw-dropping in their incompetence.”
Congressman Calls for Probe into Private Prisoner Transport
Rep. Ted Deutch, a Florida Democrat, keeps up pressure on the House.
Another Death on a For-Profit Extradition Vehicle
Federal officials promised last year to look into the mistreatment of detainees, but little has changed.
Federal Official Urges Probe of ‘Abuse’ on Private Prisoner Transport
It is the latest call for an investigation of the for-profit extradition industry.
Merger Put on Hold for Prisoner Transportation Company Facing Federal Scrutiny
A proposed deal between Prisoner Transportation Services and its closest rival is delayed after an objection is filed.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Will Probe Private Prisoner Transport Industry
Her pledge to lawmakers comes after a Marshall Project investigation into deaths and abuses in the industry.
The Horrible Things I Saw Driving a Van Packed with Prisoners
Dehydrated, hungry prisoners defecating on themselves.
Inside the Deadly World of Private Prisoner Transport
Tens of thousands of people every year are packed into vans run by for-profit companies with almost no oversight.