KBCS Student Story – Tacoma's Detention Center

Bellevue College student Sam Britt’s story on the City of Tacoma and the Northwest Detention Center.

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Earlier this month Bellevue College student Sam Britt was at a Tacoma City Council Hearing attended by demonstrators protesting the presence of the Northwest Detention Center, one of the largest immigration detention facility in the United States. Britt captures how protestors are demanding the shut down of the GEO Group owned and operated facility, and describes the latest in a lawsuit against the City of Tacoma by the GEO group. Britt worked on this story with the KBCS News Department. This piece originally aired on October 11th.

The Northwest Detention Center and The City of Tacoma

Last Updated October 25, 2019