Despite federal and state guidance to reduce jail populations, few inmates convicted of nonviolent crimes have been released early

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Activists and researchers stated early launch shouldn’t be an answer to the basis downside, which they stated is over-incarceration, significantly of Black and Latino communities. In a latest assertion in regards to the standing of COVID-19 in federal prisons, Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal stated that between 1980 and 2013, the federal jail inhabitants grew by 800%. This enhance, he stated, was “a major problem,” and he stated the lower in inhabitants since 2013 has helped bureau workers handle the pandemic.