Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Crowley County Correctional Facility Riot

Hundreds of inmates at the Crowley County Correctional Facility in Colorado allegd they suffered physical and mental injuries as a result of a riot that occurred in July 2004 at the facility, which is operated by Corrections Corporation of America. The inmates accused CCA of instigating and mishandling the riot, using excessive force during and after the riot, and mistreating prisoners for a month after the riot ended. In April 2013, CCA settled the claims of 193 inmates for $600,000.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Filing – approx.
Contractors Involved Penalty
Corrections Corporation of America $600,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/23/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database