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Bureau of Prisons: Opportunities Exist to Enhance the Transparency of Annual Budget Justifications
GAO-14-121: Published: Dec 6, 2013. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 2013.
The largest account in the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Bureau of Prisons (BOP) budget justification--its Salaries and Expenses (S&E) account-- is composed mainly of costs associated with Inmate Care and Programs and Institution Security and Administration, both of which have grown steadily since 2008. This growth is due predominantly to increases in prison populations, which are the primary cost...
Criminal Alien Statistics: Information on Incarcerations, Arrests, and Costs
GAO-11-187: Published: Mar 24, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 2011.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) estimated that as of fiscal year 2009 the total alien--non-U.S.-citizen--population was about 25.3 million, including about 10.8 million aliens without lawful immigration status. Some aliens have been convicted and incarcerated (criminal aliens). The federal government bears these incarceration costs for federal prisons and reimburses states and localities...
Federal Law Enforcement: Survey of Federal Civilian Law Enforcement Functions and Authorities
GAO-07-121: Published: Dec 19, 2006. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 2006.
Law enforcement officers (LEOs) within the federal government play a key role in maintaining the safety and security of federal property, employees, and the general public. In this report, we describe the number of LEOs that federal civilian law enforcement components employed as of June 30, 2006; the federal job series classifications the components used to employ LEOs; and the sources of their p...
Prisoner Releases: Trends and Information on Reintegration Programs
GAO-01-483: Published: Jun 18, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 2001.
The number of federal and state inmates released to communities increased more than threefold from 1980 to 1998. Since 1980, recidivism rates have been about 40 percent. Within the group of recidivists, the number of offenders reincarcerated for violating parole or other release conditions rose more than sevenfold from 1980 to 1998. Furthermore, such reincarcerations represent an increasing propor...
State and Federal Prisoners: Profiles of Inmate Characteristics in 1991 and 1997
GGD-00-117: Published: May 24, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the profiles of felons incarcerated in federal and state correctional facilities, focusing on: (1) the overall profiles for state and federal prison inmates in 1997; and (2) acomparison of 1991 and 1997 profiles to determine whether there were any changes in the overall profiles for state and federal inmates.GAO noted that: (1) in 19...
Federal Prison Industries: Information on Product Pricing
GGD-98-151: Published: Aug 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Federal Prison Industries' (FPI) product pricing, focusing on: (1) the laws and regulations governing how FPI is to price its products; (2) the policies and procedures FPI uses to ensure that its products are priced in accordance with the laws and regulations; (3) whether FPI followed these policies and procedures when it set pri...
Private and Public Prisons: Studies Comparing Operational Costs and/or Quality of Service
GGD-96-158: Published: Aug 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 1996.
GAO reviewed several studies that compared privatized and public correctional facilities in terms of operational costs and quality of service.GAO found that: (1) five studies comparing operational costs or quality of service at private and public correctional facilities in California, Tennessee, Washington, Texas, and New Mexico had been completed since 1991; (2) it could not draw any conclusions...
Private Attorneys: Selected Attorneys' Fee Awards Against Nine Federal Agencies in 1993 and 1994
GGD-96-18: Published: Oct 31, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on selected attorneys' fee awards against nine federal agencies in 1993 and 1994, focusing on the number of cases and amount of attorneys' fees awarded over $10,000.GAO found that: (1) the 9 federal agencies reported 441 plaintiff attorneys' fee awards that totalled about $20 million; (2) the highest single fee awarded during this 2-yea...
Payment of Real Estate Expenses
B-179054: Published: Sep 14, 1973. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1973.
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