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Corrections Officials Stealing Prisoners’ Identities a Growing Problem

By Christopher Zoukis Corrections officials tend to have a single-track mindset: guards oversee prisoners in an attempt to maintain security and order. But what if the looking glass needs to be reversed and the jailers need to be overseen instead? With identity theft perpetrated by prison and jail employees on the rise, that option needs

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Lame-Duck Justice Department Maps Bureau of Prisons Reforms

By Christopher Zoukis With less than two months before the end of the Obama administration, on Nov. 30 the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced “sweeping” reforms being made at the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to facilitate federal prisoners’ re-entry into society while reducing recidivism. Aiding inmates to prepare for post-prison life is not only

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