The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has contracted the with Boca Raton, Fla.-based The GEO Group Inc. to ship 2,600 inmates to facilities outside of California, according to this department blog post.
The department also plans to extend a similar agreement with Corrections Corporation of America, which is headquartered in Nashville.
About 10,000 California inmates are housed outside the state.
Hat tip to blog user B for flagging this for The State Worker.
PHOTO: Courtesy California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation / cdcrtoday.blogspot.com