Corrections Corporation of America
2.8 of 5 57 reviews
www.cca.com Nashville, TN 5000+ Employees

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Not too bad. Good starting place

Correctional Officer (Current Employee)
Burlington, CO

I have been working at Corrections Corporation of America full-time for less than a year

ProsDefinitely a "Family comes first" attitude. You are treated as family.

ConsNot enough training. You get 5 weeks of classroom and 40 hours of OJT. Need a bit more hands on.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good Ole Boys Club

Corrections Officer (Former Employee)

I worked at Corrections Corporation of America full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: The experience is valuable on a resume and you learn a lot about people in general. You have learn people skills if you don't have… Cons: The pay is usually not very good except in a few places. Because of the good ole boys type of leadership, the ones that are… Advice to Senior Management: I would start having others not involved in the facility do the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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If it was ran like it should it would be great

Detention Officer (Current Employee)
Gainesville, GA

I have been working at Corrections Corporation of America full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: great pay easy work not to many problems with inmates Cons: the management is a joke and they don't seem to… Advice to Senior Management: fire yourselfs and get someone who knows what they are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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