Skip to comments.Bureau of Prisons failed to monitor terrorist communications, IG report says
Posted on 03/25/2020 9:00:06 PM PDT by bitt
The Bureau of Prisons failed to adequately monitor thousands of communications from more than 500 inmates with ties to terrorism, according to a Justice Department inspector general report released Wednesday.
In the nearly 70-page report, Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz wrote that the Bureau of Prisons did not take appropriate steps to review the mail, email, phone calls, video sessions and cellblock conversations of domestic and international terrorist inmates.
For example, the bureau failed to flag a letter that a high-risk inmate received from his wife detailing her intent to compromise a staff member at his prison.
The BOP also missed a threatening letter sent to a television talk show host from an inmate pledging allegiance to the Islamic State and threatening violence.
Investigators searched inmates emails for 32 terms that might indicate a threat. That search turned up more than 7,000 emails, according to the report.
However, a random sampling of 100 emails turned up only eight communications that the inspector general thought warranted further review.
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Meanwhile, every normal American is subject to the most relentless and pervasive domestic spying regimen in human history. Even exceeding that of East Germany. Only red China comes close.
I read through the full article, and didn’t see any mention of the specific period this investigation covered. For all we know, these failures could have happened under Obama’s administration. You can’t tell, because the writer failed to answer as many of the required facts: who, what, where, when, why, and how...that they could.
“a random sampling of 100 emails turned up only eight communications that the inspector general thought warranted further review.”
8% isn’t something to brag about. That is a bit more than the casualty rate of troops landing on Omaha beach on day 1.
If they grabbed 100 random letters, and 8% were a problem. That is an absolute breakdown and a crisis.
There’s a whole lotta failure going on out there!
Prison should be prison, not a country club.
Lib/leftist ideas and “programs” pervert and destroy . Lib/leftists are malignancies.
But we didn’t have enough REEESOURCES!
The big question is why do inmates have access to email?
The key terms need to be expanded and the FBI needs to fire those who failed to do their job.
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