Federal Prisons On Lockdown Because Of 'Current Events'

Federal Prisons On Lockdown Because Of 'Current Events'

The federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind., is pictured in August 2020. All federal prisons in the United States have been placed on lockdown. Law enforcement agencies are taking measures in the aftermath of Jan. 6 insurrection and over concerns of more violence.The Bureau of Prisons said Saturday it was securing all of its facilities as a precautionary measure. The agency did not specify the length of the lockdown, but said it was a temporary measure.

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Source: NPR
Federal Prisons On Lockdown Because Of 'Current Events'

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