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Bureau of Prisons Facing Increased Demand, Decreased Funding

Under President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal, the federal prison system will face a cut of 1,000 employees, despite an increased administration focus on policies likely to increase incarceration rates.

California and San Francisco Governments Sue DOJ

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The state of California and the city of San Francisco have become the latest entities to file lawsuits against the Department of Justice (DOJ), following DOJ’s announced plan to make the majority of federal law enforcement grants contingent upon localities agreeing to “allow federal immigration officers access to local prisons and also provide federal authorities with advance notice when prisoners in the country illegally are slated to be released.”

ICE Reconsiders Its Use of Private Prisons

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Eleven days after the Justice Department announced its decision to no longer use private prisons, Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson, plans to conduct a review of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s prison use to determine if it should also forgo private prisons.

Watch: Training Inmates to Tame Wild Horses

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Thanks to an innovative idea from the Arizona State Prison Complex, prisoners are being taught how to tame the wild animals all while learning discipline, patience, and empathy.

This Week on FEDtalk

Long Term Planning and Supplemental Insurance Options for Feds

Weighing the pros and cons of various insurance options can be difficult.  Tune into FEDtalk this Friday for a clear explanation of the long term planning and supplemental insurance options available to federal employees.

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FLEOA Highlights Important Policy, People During Police Week

The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) is continually committed to serving our members and the federal law enforcement community. This Police Week, FLEOA has dedicated special time and attention to pushing policy that helps the law enforcement community protect and serve their community. From events highlighting the importance of police to meetings on the Hill, FLEOA is excited to engage the public and policy makers on law enforcement issues during this time of heightened awareness.

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