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Federal Prison Union: Trump Privatizing To Endanger COs, Public

Posted 2/5/18

The union representing Federal Correction Officers is warning that President Trump’s plan to cut more than 6,000 positions at the Bureau of Prisons puts the safety of staff, inmates and local communities at risk.

In addition to the 14-percent roll-back, the Trump Administration is pushing to increase the Federal government’s reliance on privately-operated prisons, something the Obama Administration tried to phase out.

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