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The Undue Influence of California's Prison Guards' Union: California's Correctional-Industrial Complex

"Behind the scenes - sometimes quietly, sometimes not so quietly - in much of this legislative activity has been the state's prison guards' union - the California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA). This In Brief will outline some of the documented efforts engaged in by the CCPOA as well as some of the tangible benefits which have accrued to prison guards over the past decade."

The Undue Influence of California's Prison Guards' Union: California's Correctional-Industrial Complex

Keywords: CCPOA, interest groups, research brief, state policy, three strikes

Posted in Publications, Political Landscape

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