Bureau of Prisons
A "hillbilly county jail" in Oklahoma has been linked to multiple coronavirus hot spots in the federal Bureau of Prisons.
Whistleblowers say dozens of prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19 after being moved between jails and federal prisons due to a lack of safeguards in the Justice Department.
He deployed a prison unit specifically trained to deal with riots — the same group used during the unrest caused by Rodney King’s beating in LA in 1992.
At least 17 prison workers are also infected. "We know we’re exposing our families," one said.
"People are really nervous and scared, because once it hits, we're most likely gonna be left to fend for ourselves."
Jeffrey Epstein's suicide shined a light on a problem in the prison system: No one is keeping track of suicide deaths on a national basis.
Investigators are now looking into whether these people also knew, for sure, that Epstein had been left alone in his cell.
"This is kind of like you're playing this game of chicken, and eventually something bad happens, and shit rolls downhill."
With the storm poised to make landfall, officials say that evacuating those facilities is no longer an option.
The Bureau of Prisons formalized key policies advocates say should help LGBTQ people inside—even under Trump.