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  • Prison Suicide: An Overview and Guide to Prevention

    This monograph presents a review of the literature and of national and state standards for prison suicide prevention, as well as national data on t
  • Inmate Religious Beliefs and Practices TRM [Technical Reference Manual]

    This manual provides practical guidelines for administrators and chaplains to appropriately accommodate inmate religious beliefs and practices.
  • Islam's Place and Practice of Worship in the Correctional Environment

    This presentation provides an introductory overview to the masjid (prayer hall or mosque) and the religious worship of Islam and guidance for accom
  • The Federal Prison Population Buildup: Overview, Policy Changes, Issues, and Options

    “Since the early 1980s, there has been a historically unprecedented increase in the federal prison population.
  • Millbrook v. United States, Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    Millbrook was being held in the custody of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) when she was sexually assaulted.
  • Privately Operated Federal Prisons for Immigrants: Expensive. Unsafe. Unnecessary

    “Presented before a House of Representatives briefing sponsored by Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado on September 13, 2012, [this report] ...
  • Bureau of Prisons: Improvements Needed in Bureau of Prisons' Monitoring and Evaluation of Impact of Segregated Housing

    The segregated housing unit practices of the United States Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and compliance with them are reviewed.
  • Children in Foster Care with Parents in Federal Prison: A Toolkit for Child Welfare Agencies, Federal Prisons, and Residential Reentry Centers

    “The purpose of this toolkit is to help facilitate communication and cooperation between child welfare agencies and federal prisons so that parents
  • Compassionate Release/Reduction of Sentence: Procedures for Implementation of 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(A) and 4205(g)

    This Program Statement explains how the United States Bureau of Prisons (BOP) determines and implements requests from inmates for compassionate rel
  • Stemming the Tide: Strategies to Reduce the Growth and Cut the Cost of the Federal Prison System

    “The federal prison population has risen dramatically over the past few decades, as more people are sentenced to prison and for longer terms.
  • Youthful Offenders in the Federal System (2017)

    Although youthful offenders account for about 18 percent of all federal offenders sentenced between fiscal years 2010 and 2015, there is little cur

  • Mortality in State and Federal Prisons, 2001-2018 - Statistical Tables (2021)

    This report presents detailed statistical tables on mortality in state and federal prisons.