It is now DAY 50 of the outbreak in BOP facilities. For the second day in a row, the number of infected inmates is exploding, driven almost exclusively by FCI-Lompoc. Apparently, a second inmate has died at the USP-Lompoc, but the BOP is not reporting it. In fact, the BOP no longer is reporting the
November 1, 2017 marks the 30th anniversary that the Federal Sentencing Guidelines went into effect. Since then, the federal prison population has grown over 400% while the U.S. population has grown only 37%. It’s budget, now topping $7 billion annually–has grown over 500% adjusting for inflation, while spending per inmate has increased a mere 18%.