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Encyclopedia > Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is a subdivision of the United States Department of Justice, and is responsible for the administration of the federal prison system. Image File history File links Federal_Bureau_of_Prisons_Seal. ... Justice Department redirects here. ...


The Prisons was established in 1930 to provide more progressive and humane care for Federal inmates, to professionalize the prison service, and to ensure consistent and centralized administration of the 11 Federal prisons in operation at the time.


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Human Rights Watch: Prison Conditions in the United States (1542 words)
The BOP has, however, stated that after a comprehensive examination of chapel libraries in the federal prison system, it may institute a similar policy and once again remove a portion of religious texts that are made available to inmates.
Thirty percent of prisoners are estimated to have major depression and 15 percent may have a psychotic disorder.
Prisoner A: “The hajuz is the punishment cell.
Federal Bureau of Prisons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (625 words)
The Federal Bureau of Prisons is a subdivision of the United States Department of Justice, and is responsible for the administration of the federal prison system.
The Bureau was established in 1930 to provide more progressive and humane care for Federal inmates, to professionalize the prison service, and to ensure consistent and centralized administration of the 11 Federal prisons in operation at the time.
As of 2006, the Bureau consists of more than 106 institutions, 6 regional offices, a Central Office in Washington D.C. (headquarters), 2 staff training centers, and 28 community corrections offices, and is responsible for the custody and care of approximately 185,000 Federal offenders.
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