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2014-09-16 12:25:17

Federal prison population declined for first time since 1980 WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. state and federal prisons held an estimated 1,574,700 inmates on December 31, 2013, an increase of 4,300 prisoners over yearend 2012, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. This was the first increase in the state prison population reported since 2009. While the state prison population increased by about 6,300 during 2013, the...

2014-04-16 12:27:34

AFGE member and BOP Local President Jill Carver works with inmates at West Virginia correctional facility WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jill Carver teaches parenting skills to more than a hundred men every day, but these are no ordinary students. Jill works inside a medium-security federal prison in West Virginia, and her students are inmates. "The Bureau of Prisons is not for everyone. You have to have a certain mentality to work in a federal prison," Jill...

2014-04-08 23:30:42

PrisonEducation.com recently launched their Inmate Locator | Prisoner Locator service, which connects prisoners with their families. Modesto, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prison Education News is proud to announce the launch of an inmate locator service which will help connect prisoners with their families. This service presents every state's and the Federal Bureau of Prisons' inmate locator links all in one user-friendly location. The United States is the world's leader in...

2011-11-16 08:00:00

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:INTK), an emerging global leader in nanoscience energy saving solutions, announced today that the Companyâs Nansulate® patented thermal insulation and protective coatings are in use by Federal Bureau of Prisons facilities. Naples, FL (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:INTK), an emerging global leader in nanoscience energy saving solutions, announced today that the Companyâs Nansulate®...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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