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Even if a person is deemed eligible to participate in Bureau of Prisons programming based on the required risk assessment evaluation, after participating in programming, the BOP warden could determine a person is “more likely than not to recidivate” and be denied their time credits. The federal criminal ...
When imprisoned neo-Nazi Matt Hale sued the federal Bureau of Prisons over restrictions on his mail, he sought nearly $10 million in damages. Now, his ... The Bureau of Prisons is asking a federal judge to require Hale, 46, to pay more than $5,200 to cover various costs related to the litigation. Hale, who ...

In 2012, NaphCare partnered with Union Hospital in Terre Haute to build a state-of-the-art secure ward for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The project expanded the secure unit at Union Hospital from eight beds to 25 beds for inmates and saved a substantial cost on manpower. NaphCare has secured ...
The Bureau of Prisons has issued a record of decision signaling that it is moving ahead with plans to build a federal prison on the site of a former strip mine in the hills of Letcher County, Kentucky. But local opponents of the prison say they're not giving up and are considering a legal challenge to prevent the ...
MILLINGTON, Tenn. — On Monday, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said three inmates did not escape from their Millington facility, instead they were in an unauthorized area. Initially WREG was told by the Millington Police Department the the inmates escaped Friday and were captured Saturday and were ...
The inmates were taken to 201 Poplar after they were recaptured Saturday. The Millington Police Department had no idea three inmates escaped, neither did the Department of Justice or people living in the area. We asked the Federal Bureau of Prisons a number of questions, like why those notifications ...

In the summer of 2016, not long after the federal Bureau of Prisons committed to building the prison, Christon attended a series of seminars sponsored by the Kentucky Small Business Development Center to help merchants find ways to benefit from the project. She got certified to bid on federal prison ...
The elimination of these positions will not result in any staff members being displaced or any Reduction in Force, and the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) does not expect this to impact institutional operations or its overall ability to maintain a safe environment for inmates and staff. Likewise, we believe that reducing ...
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to require all health care vendors to submit electronic claims. The direction came after the Office of the Inspector General's (OIG's) Office of Data Analytics found that the ...
In this four-part series of articles, we, the co-authors of "Federal Prison Guidebook," with the help of Philip S. Wise, retired Bureau of Prisons assistant director of heath services, offer answers to many questions attorneys, their clients, and their clients' family and friends may have. (Read the first part here and ...
Antoine E. Skaff, 58, reported to Morgantown Federal Correctional Institution between last Thursday and Monday, when he was listed as an inmate on the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. On Dec. 8, U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin sentenced Skaff to five years in federal prison to be followed by three ...
On January 4, "The Dallas Morning News" reported that ADF is representing plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The suit demands that the bureau “remove all transgender inmates” from a female-only prison in Fort Worth, TX. In an effort to settle the lawsuit, ADF is “in negotiations ...
Arkansas has one of the highest incarceration rates in the nation, according to U.S. Bureau of Prisons statistics, with 591 people in state prison per 100,000 residents. Prisons are perennially overcrowded, forcing some state inmates to be housed in county jails, while others are released early. A task force ...
As 60 Bureau of Prisons employees were returning from an American Correctional Association conference in Orlando, the union representing the agency's 38,000 workers complained this week that such travel is a poor use of funds at a time of staff cut-backs and a stalled federal budget. “After the holidays it sends a bad ...
In a report released Monday, GAO said the Bureau of Prisons has significant internal controls for approval of retention incentives, running from individual prisons to the agency's central office, but that the agency does not have a cohesive strategy for the use of incentives to keep successful workers. “While BOP takes a ...
Christopher Zoukis is the author of Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons, College for Convicts: The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons (McFarland & Co., 2014) and Prison Education Guide (Prison Legal News Publishing, 2016). He can be ...
According to the report, the Federal Bureau of Prisons drove the drop in population, making up one-third of the change: federal prisons dropped 7,300 prisoners between 2015 and 2016. State and federal prisons admitted 2,300 fewer prisoners in 2016 as well. Across the country, there are 102 federal ...

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Monday told the American Correctional Association about plans for the Bureau of Prisons to test a "micro-jamming" system on Jan. 17 at federal prisons. The department will be evaluating how effective the technology is at stopping inmate calls without disrupting ...
The trial, which began on Monday with jury selection in Federal District Court in Brooklyn, comes eight months after Mr. Martinez, 48, was charged in a federal indictment that brought to a head one of the largest sexual assault investigations to confront the federal Bureau of Prisons in at least a decade.
From fiscal years 2012 to 2016, the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Federal Bureau of Prisons' (BOP) total retention incentive expenditures generally increased from $10.7 to $14.0 million and the number of employees receiving retention incentives increased from 2,024 to 2,460. During those five years, BOP ...
... on clothes seep into self-esteem and serve as an indelible reminder of one's powerlessness in prison.” In 2017, however, a memo from the Bureau of Prisons indicated that it may start supplying inmates with free pads and tampons, making access to these products much cheaper and more consistent.
They set him up to be beaten and raped and that is exactly what happened to him,” said Denver attorney David Lane, who recently filed a lawsuit on the gay inmate's behalf against the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons. Messages left with prison bureau have not been returned. The Denver Post is withholding ...
In late 2016, three inmates at Carswell demanded that the U.S. Bureau of Prisons remove all transgender inmates from the facility. Calling their grievance a “gender discrimination claim,” the women compared being incarcerated with trans women — who were born male but identify as female — to “cruel ...
28, Melissa McDivitt and Pat Parsons will be surrendering to the Bureau of Prisons in Aliceville, Ala. on Jan. 16 and 18, respectively. Both were sentenced in federal court in December. McDivitt, a former branch manager at InSouth Bank, will be serving 33 months after pleading guilty to embezzling nearly ...
Corrigan sentenced Simmons last month for convictions involving fraud conspiracy and theft from the government, but allowed him to remain free until the federal Bureau of Prisons assigned him to a prison. The judge said then that would happen no sooner than next week, but he changed his order ...
Dakota Counseling's contract with the Bureau of Prisons is ending as of Dec. 31. This will have a major impact in central South Dakota, according to Janae Oetken, of Dakota Counseling. The contract will have an effect on the Davison County Jail's work with Stepping Stones in Mitchell. (Matt Gade ...
The report also notes that projections by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) foresee an approximately 2 percent inmate population increase during the fiscal year 2018 (which began this October); the increase will be due, the report says, to DOJ's “increased enforcement and prosecution efforts.”.
A coalition of political advocacy groups, criminal justice reformers, and religious organizations sent a letter Thursday to Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Mark Inch asking him to reform the bureau's compassionate release program. Compassionate release was created by Congress in 1984 to provide an ...
No one answered the phone at the U.S. Bureau of Prisons' media office earlier this month. A spokesperson later said by email that they were looking into the matter, but “it appears we will not have a response before next week.” The latest probe heated up in August when a jailhouse informant told the FBI ...
... violence was 28 percent more likely to occur in one of the private facilities than one run by the federal prison agency, the Bureau of Prisons.
A former Nipomo man previously accused of killing his girlfriend could serve more than two years in federal prison for violating immigration law.
... to cut a diplomatic deal for his release, had been a mystery for weeks since a Bureau of Prisons website said he was no longer in custody.
... now has the biggest prison system in the Western industrialized world, a system 40 percent bigger than the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
With little fanfare, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) recently decided to end contracts with at least 16 operators of halfway houses— facilities ...
Washington (CNN) The Bureau of Prisons is cutting off funding for halfway houses throughout the country, saving money the bureau says it ...
At least 39 jurisdictions nationwide, including the federal Bureau of Prisons, either allow inmates to maintain dreadlocks or allow Rastafarian ...
According to county authorities, finding the escapee is the responsibility of the Bureau of Prisons and Millington Police Department. Neighbors ...
... planned for high security inmates, which are not housed by private prisons, according to Bureau of Prisons (BOP) spokesman Nancy Ayers.
... Lackawanna County Commissioner A.J. Munchak is out of federal prison and in a halfway house, according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.
“The Bureau of Prisons is proud to have supported our local, state, and federal law enforcement partners in this successful effort to enhance ...
Border Patrol agents were 54 percent more likely than guards at the Bureau of Prisons to be terminated for disciplinary infractions or poor ...
According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Colgan, 71, had been in home confinement since Oct. 16. The BOP does not share the specific ...
[3] Currently, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has custody of more than 185,000 people.[4] The agency's facilities are operating at 13 ...
The cases were investigated by the Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General and the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Assistant U.S. ...
Last week, Lamel Diggs, a 32-year-old inmate in a Mississippi prison, sent Splinter an email through CorrLinks, the private email system used ...
The Federal Bureau of Prisons ended Tuesday its contract for 36 beds at Oriana House Inc.s Akron halfway house facilities for federal prisoners ...
Llewelyn was ordered to surrender by noon Jan. 12 to the federal Bureau of Prisons, which will designate where he serves his sentence.
Snead has been a federal law enforcement officer for the last 16 years with the Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Prisons in ...
In August of 2016, then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates released a memo instructing the Bureau of Prisons to phase out its use of for-profit ...
The Federal Bureau of Prisons on Tuesday will cease using Oriana House in Akron for halfway-house services.( Eric Heisig/cleveland.com ).


 

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