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What Agency Am I?

Peruse the following descriptions of federal criminal justice–related agencies, programs, and bureaus and find the matching organization in the list. Hint: Use the web addresses in the list to check the agencies’ websites.

  1. I seek to employ and provide skills training to the greatest practicable number of inmates confined within the Federal Bureau of Prisons; contribute to the safety and security of the nation’s correctional facilities by keeping inmates constructively occupied; produce market-price quality goods for sale to the federal government; operate in a self-sustaining manner; and minimize the agency’s impact on private business and labor.

  2. I was established September 2001 in response to growing concerns regarding federal detention. I provide for the safe, secure, and humane confinement of persons in federal custody awaiting trial or immigration proceedings by ensuring the appropriate operations and cost-effectiveness of secure nonfederal detention facilities utilized by federal law enforcement agencies.

  3. I provide training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies. I also provide leadership to influence correctional policies, practices, and operations nationwide in areas of emerging interest and concern to correctional executives and practitioners, as well as public policy makers.

  4. I protect society by confining federal offenders in the controlled environments of prisons and community-based facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure and that provide work and other self-improvement opportunities to assist offenders in becoming law-abiding citizens.
Bureau of Land Management
Law Enforcement

http://www.blm.gov/wo
/st/en/prog/more
/law_enforcement.html

Federal Bureau of Prisons

http://www.bop.gov

National Institute of Corrections

http://nicic.gov

Office of the Federal Detention Trustee

http://justice.gov/ofdt

U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security

http://www.bis.doc.gov

UNICOR

http://unicor.gov

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