Bureau of Prisons

Definition of "Bureau of Prisons"
  1. A federal agency under the Department of Justice responsible for running federal prisons, planning for future correctional needs, and offering services such as healthcare, religion, employment, schooling, and training to more than 200,000 federal offenders. This agency also carries out research and offers expertise and training to state and local prison authorities
How to use "Bureau of Prisons" in a sentence
  1. The Bureau of Prisons is responsible for the safekeeping, care, and rehabilitation of all federal inmates.
  2. To improve the prison system, the Bureau of Prisons regularly carries out research and offers professional development to state correctional authorities.
  3. The Bureau of Prisons provides a range of services to inmates, including education, employment training, and healthcare.

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