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DOJ Surveys Mental Health Among Prison and Jail Inmates

  About one in seven state and federal prisoners, and one in four jail inmates report having serious psychological distress, according to a study released by the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics on June 22. The report was based on a survey DOJ conducted on the incidence of mental health problems among inmates

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DOJ Inspector General Identifies Challenges for Federal Prisons

What are the biggest challenges facing the Department of Justice in 2017? Michael Horowitz, the DOJ’s inspector general, gave his views on that question late last year, in a report titled Top Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Justice, released on Nov. 11. Required annually by law, the report does not break new

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