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Corrections Corporation of America

www.cca.com HQ: Nashville, TN NYSE: CXW

A Corrections Corporation of America Corrections Officer said:

“Remember this is not a vacation spot its a PRISON! The job is NOT for everyone.”
“Upgrades at the facility are always happening. The Upper management can always be accessed.” –
76 Reviews

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2.8 Employees say it's “OK”

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Corrections Corporation of America President, CEO, and Director Damon T. Hininger

Damon T. Hininger
71% Approve

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

www.tdcj.state.tx.us HQ: Austin, TX

A Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officer V said:

“The job is very demanding and fast paced.”
“Decent pay, and benefits. Decent hours when not doing O/T.” –
86 Reviews

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3.3 Employees say it's “OK”

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Florida Department of Corrections

www.dc.state.fl.us HQ: Tallahassee, FL

A Florida Department of Corrections Correctional Officer - Hostage Negotiator (CNT) said:

“McDonough is no longer the boss. Walter McNeil is and seems to be doing okay so far.”
“Comradery among fellow law enforcement officers. The amount of leave time given and the pension! paid 75% of active pay at 25 years.” –
46 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.5 Employees say it's “OK”

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Gene Hatcher
46% Approve

Georgia Department of Corrections

www.dcor.state.ga.us HQ: Forsyth, GA

A Georgia Department of Corrections Correctional Officer said:

“Burned out to fast”
“Job security. You will never be laid off. Understanding and making me enjoy life more.” –
28 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.6 Employees say it's “OK”

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Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens

Brian Owens
27% Approve

GEO Group

www.thegeogroupinc.com HQ: Livingston, LA NYSE: GEO

A GEO Group Correctional Officer said:

“Long hours and great pay.”
“Great benefits and pay. Easy job. Not like any prison movie you've seen, it's very different. Great if you love working outdoors.” –
45 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.4 Employees are “Dissatisfied”

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GEO Group Chairman and CEO George C. Zoley

George C. Zoley
26% Approve

Arizona Department of Corrections

www.azcorrections.gov HQ: Phoenix, AZ

An Arizona Department of Corrections Correctional Officer II said:

“Good experience”
“good insurance and retirement benifits” –
21 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.0 Employees are “Dissatisfied”

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Paul Nicola
13% Approve

Federal Bureau of Prisons

www.bop.gov HQ: Washington, DC

A Federal Bureau of Prisons Correctional Officer said:

“Its not bad”
“Benefits, hours, stability, retirement and locations of prisons” –
37 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

3.7 Employees are “Satisfied”

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Charles E. Samuels, Jr.
78% Approve

Missouri Department of Corrections

www.doc.mo.gov HQ: Jefferson City, MO

A Missouri Department of Corrections Correction Officer I said:

“Corrections Officers Are Underpaid...”
“It is a steady job.” –
11 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.9 Employees say it's “OK”

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Lenard Lenger
61% Approve

Virginia Department of Corrections

www.vadoc.state.va.us HQ: Richmond, VA

A Virginia Department of Corrections Senior Correctional Officer said:

“incompetence will rise to management positions”
“I was covered under the old retirement plan and bought 4 years service credit for military service at the old 5% rate. Got that amount back in increased pension within 7 months.” –
12 Reviews

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2.4 Employees are “Dissatisfied”

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Virginia Department of Corrections Director Harold W. Clarke

Harold W. Clarke
41% Approve

State of Nevada Department of Corrections

www.doc.nv.gov HQ: Carson City, NV

A State of Nevada Department of Corrections Correctional Officer said:

“Good stepping stone but not a career, beware of payroll deductions.”
“Opportunity to gain experience in corrections, easy job, job security, 40k salary for doing barely any work on a daily basis.” –
10 Reviews

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3.2 Employees say it's “OK”

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