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  • r7ualj r7ualj Oct 20, 1999 9:01 AM Flag

    just whining like the rest

    WACKENHUT CORRECTIONS
    Wins contract to manage
    child molesters

    Wackenhut Corrections Corp.
    (WHC) said Monday it has received a state
    contract
    to earmark up to 152 beds at its prison in South Bay
    for convicted
    child molesters whose sentences are
    nearly up.

    The contract awarded by the Florida
    Department of Children and Families
    calls for Wackenhut
    to provide separate quarters, separate staff and
    mental
    health services for child molesters transferred to its
    South Bay
    Correctional Facility in western Palm
    Beach County.

    The company said prisoners moved
    to South Bay will be those who are
    still
    suspected to be violent sexual predators. Under the state's
    Jimmy Ryce Act,
    the inmates will be given a trial to
    determine their condition and, if
    necessary, be referred
    for treatment at another prison in Martin
    County.

    Wackenhut Corrections, a Wackenhut Corp. subsidiary based
    in Palm Beach
    Gardens, said it expects the
    nine-month contract to generate about $3
    million in
    revenue.

 
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