The GEO Group ("GEO") is a company headquartered in One Park Place, Boca Raton, Florida. GEO is a multi-national provider of government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention and mental health and residential in North America, Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom. GEO operates a broad range of correctional and detention facilities including maximum, medium and minimum security prisons, immigration detention centers, minimum security detention centers and mental health and residential treatment facilities. - Source: Wikipedia
But GEO Group, which ran the facility Van Spronsen attacked, said the Northwest Detention Center was never overcrowded, nor did it house the children whose detention drew protests earlier this year.
On Monday, meanwhile, protesters rallied outside GEO Group's Florida headquarters, calling out employees by name in what the company said felt like an attempt at intimidation.
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