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Corrections Corporation of America

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

A Corrections Corporation of America Correctional Officer said:

“I loved my job there but the employees are the ones that you have to be worried about over the inmates.”
“I learned alot in my almost 7 years there.” –
81 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.7 Employees say it's “OK”

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

Damon T. Hininger
63% Approve

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

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

A Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officer I said:

“Awesome employer”
“One of the best benefits from a US and State employer.” –
91 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

3.2 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 said:

“Correctional Officer”
“Stable job, good pay, excellent retirement” –
47 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.5 Employees say it's “OK”

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Gene Hatcher
39% Approve

Georgia Department of Corrections

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

A Georgia Department of Corrections Correctional Officer II said:

“Not as Bad as I thought it would Be ...But”
“The Benefits pretty good. If you are ambitious there is opportunity for growth. The job does offer its challenges and for the right person, it can be a career job. Job security is good” –
31 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.7 Employees say it's “OK”

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Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens

Brian Owens
28% 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.” –
51 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.1 Employees are “Dissatisfied”

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GEO Group Chairman and CEO George C. Zoley

George C. Zoley
17% Approve

Arizona Department of Corrections

www.azcorrections.gov HQ: Phoenix, AZ

An Arizona Department of Corrections Correctional Officer II said:

“Az Doc”
“Great benefits, government job, good experience for law enforcement,” –
22 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.2 Employees are “Dissatisfied”

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Paul Nicola
10% Approve

Federal Bureau of Prisons

www.bop.gov HQ: Washington, DC

A Federal Bureau of Prisons Correctional Officer said:

“Initial Thoughts”
“Guranteed pay check every two weeks unless the government shuts down. Pay is good depending on where you live and institution you work at. Also, there is plenty of opportunity to work overtime…” –
39 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

3.8 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

2.7 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 Corrections Officer said:

“Too much politics from people in Richmond that have no clue what goes on.”
“Have decent benefits and retirement” –
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:

“Excellent experience and great training”
“the communication skills i have developed have helped me succeed ;in its feild the hours and experience you receive in this field of law is incredible” –
10 Reviews

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3.2 Employees say it's “OK”

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