At the beginning of the 19th century prisons were usually operated by the clergy.
Generally, those who operated prisons were most concerned that their victims knew what was happening to them.
Even with Federal help in construction, operating vast new prisons will put a heavy burden on the states.
Some states have "unified" systems, in which all the jails and prisons are operated by the state.
But that study did not even mention as an option the hiring of private firms to operate prisons.
Colorado Department of Corrections operates several prisons in the county.
A military prison is a prison operated by the military.
The prison is operated by the Defense Ministry, and none of the inmates have ever been tried or given access to legal assistance.
Judges, for example, have issued orders affecting the way officials may operate state hospitals, prisons, schools and other facilities.
Because the upstate prisons would be built and operated by the state for city inmates, the Legislature must approve the proposal.