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Federal Prisons: Containing Health Care Costs for an Increasing Inmate Population
T-GGD-00-112: Published: Apr 6, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed health care costs at the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), focusing on: (1) trends in BOP health care costs from fiscal year (FY) 1990 through FY 1999; (2) BOP initiatives to contain rising medical costs; and (3) legislative and administrative options for helping to contain health care costs.GAO noted that: (1) in conjunction with a rising federal...
Women In Prison: Issues and Challenges Confronting U.S. Correctional Systems
GGD-00-22: Published: Dec 28, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the management of female inmate populations.GAO noted that: (1) in 1980, GAO reported to Congress that U.S. correctional systems had not been aggressive in providing programs and services to female inmates due to their relatively small numbers and because many officials felt that female inmates did not need the same type of training...
Prison Work Programs: Inmates' Access to Personal Information
GGD-99-146: Published: Aug 18, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the extent to which inmates in the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and state prison systems had access to personal information through correctional industry work programs; (2) prison safeguards and procedures, statutes and regulations, and proposed legislation that addressed correctional industry work programs involving personal informa...
Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Status of Emergency and State and Local Law Enforcement Systems Is Still Unknown
T-AIMD-99-163: Published: Apr 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the: (1) impact of the year 2000 challenge on the nation's emergency and state and local law enforcement systems; and (2) Department of Justice (DOJ) and the President's Council on Year 2000 Conversion efforts to facilitate remediation and contingency planning and to gauge the year 2000 readiness of these two important sectors.GAO noted that: (1)...
Firearm Safety Locks: Federal Agency Implementation of the Presidential Directive
GGD-98-201: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' compliance with President Clinton's March 1997 directive regarding child safety locks for firearms, focusing on: (1) firearms that have been issued to or are used in an official capacity by employees at selected federal law enforcement organizations; and (2) selected federal law enforcement organizations' implementation of the pre...
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...
Criminal Aliens: INS' Efforts To Identify and Remove Imprisoned Aliens Need To Be Improved
T-GGD-97-154: Published: Jul 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1997.
GAO discussed the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), focusing on: (1) the extent to which deportable criminal aliens were included in the IHP; (2) the extent to which the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) completed deportation hearings for deportable aliens during their time in prison or after their release; and (3) INS' efforts to enhance IHP.GAO noted that: (1) the IHP is the Depart...
Administration of Justice Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1997-98
IAP-97-3: Published: Mar 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1997.
GAO presented its Administration of Justice issue area plan for fiscal years 1997 through 1998.GAO plans to assess: (1) federal law enforcement's response, in partnership with state and local governments, to violent crime, drugs, and other major threats facing society; (2) the efficiency and effectiveness of the federal courts and corrections systems, given the increasing demands placed on them an...
Federal and State Prisons: Inmate Populations, Costs, and Projection Models
GGD-97-15: Published: Nov 25, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1996.
GAO reviewed the trends in U.S. prison inmate populations and operating and capital costs since 1980, including projections for 2000 and beyond and the reasons for the trends and the models and methodologies used by federal and state corrections agencies and nongovernmental forecasting organizations to make these projections.GAO found that: (1) the total U.S. prison population grew from about 329,...
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...