“Murder, hostage-taking, and injured prison employees is not the type of a correctional system that should be allowed to take hold in Florida,” said Ken Wood, International Vice President of the Teamsters and Acting President of Teamsters Local 2011, the bargaining representative for Florida Department of Correctional officers. “Regrettably, CCA has been in charge when similar violence erupted in Idaho and Vermont. The citizens of Florida should continue to let their elected officials know that prison privatization should not be an option in our state.”
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