"Safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure," - The Bureau of Prisons' mission appears right there on the website. And yet, the BOP's policies regularly endanger inmate safety and humanity, particularly regarding COVID-19 cases.
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In Kirschner, the District of Indiana granted 3582 compassionate release relief to a person due to coronavirus concerns.
On April 22, 2020, the Acting Assistant Director of the Correctional Programs Division and the Assistant Director of the Reentry Services Division for the BOP released a memorandum in regard to placing inmates on home confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This memorandum introduced some new guidelines to the previously existing order.