Entity: DOJ - Federal Bureau of Prisons

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Related to the Cost of Deploying Federal Officials to Portland, Oregon

August 12, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice for records related to the cost of deploying federal officials in response to racial justice protests in Portland, Oregon.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Lodging Invoices from the Federal Deployment to Portland, Oregon

August 12, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice for lodging invoices from the federal government's deployment to Portland, Oregon, in response to racial justice protests.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Documents Reflecting Violent-Crime Reduction Strategy of DOJ’s Operation Legend

August 5, 2020
FOIA records requests to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking directives and guidance regarding any strategy by which DOJ’s Operation Legend would reduce violent crime.

Investigations Update: Trump Administration’s Occupation of Portland, CDC Hospital Data, and the Republican Convention

July 21, 2020
Our latest investigations into allegations of misconduct at the State Department, the federal occupation of U.S. cities, and the ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf gives an interview on July 16 in Las Vegas

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Related to Federal Police, Use of Force Guidelines, and Deployment Orders at Protests

July 17, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records reflecting directives and guidance given to federal police forces regarding self-identification and display of badges and uniforms, use of force guidelines, or deployment orders.

No Records Response from BOP Regarding Communications About Vaccines or treatments for Covid-19

July 16, 2020
The Federal Bureau of Prisons stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications with specific individuals regarding vaccines or treatments for Covid-19.

Investigations Update: Family Separation, Unmarked Law Enforcement, and Trump’s Campaign Rallies

June 30, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests and Freedom of Information Act litigation in the last week.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Related to Unidentified Federal Police, Use of Force Guidelines, and Deployment Orders at Protests

June 25, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records reflecting directives and guidance given to federal police forces regarding self-identification and display of badges and uniforms, use of force guidelines, or deployment orders.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.