Thinking about the increasing privatization of prisons, what are some pros and cons of the issue?

Why do you think that private prisons have more problems with the operation of their facilities in terms of both inmate and staff management? Should the US continue to build private prisons? Why or why not?

Besides private prisons, what are some additional cost cutting measures that states can take in the corrections system?

200 – 300 words long. Refer & cite current resources in your answer.