Federal Bureau of Prisons

Ongoing Work

Audits of DOJ and Select Components Annual Financial Statements

The OIG is conducting audits of DOJ and select components' annual financial statements for FY 2018. Pursuant to Section 304(a) of the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as expanded by Section 405(b) of the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the OIG is required to perform an audit of DOJ's annual financial statements. In addition, the following components will receive a standalone audit for FY 2018: the Assets Forfeiture Fund and Seized Asset Deposit Fund, FBI, BOP, and Federal Prison Industries.

The OIG is also conducting an audit of the annual closing package financial statements of DOJ in accordance with Volume 1, Part 2-Chapter 4700 of the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Manual. Its purpose is to assist Treasury in preparing the U.S. Government Financial Report by reclassifying DOJ’s general-purpose financial statements into a standard format that will be consolidated with other federal agencies, and by reporting DOJ’s intragovernmental balances by federal agency to facilitate elimination of transactions between federal agencies.

BOP Contract Awarded to Sealaska Constructors, LLC, to Build Facilities at FCI Danbury

The OIG is conducting an audit of the BOP's contract awarded to Sealaska Constructors, LLC, to construct facilities at a federal correctional institution in Danbury, Connecticut. Our preliminary objective is to assess the BOP’s and Sealaska Constructors, LLC’s compliance with the terms, conditions, laws, and regulations applicable to this contract in the areas of: (1) acquisition planning; (2) contract management, oversight, and monitoring; and (3) billings and payments.

BOP Contracts Awarded to Pacific Forensic Psychology Associates, Inc.

The OIG is auditing BOP contracts awarded to Pacific Forensic Psychology Associates, Inc. The preliminary objective of the audit is to assess the BOP’s administration of the contracts and Pacific Forensic Psychology Associates, Inc.’s performance and compliance with the terms, conditions, laws, and regulations applicable to these contracts. The assessment of performance may include financial management, monitoring, reporting, and progress toward meeting the contracts’ goals and objectives.

BOP Counterterrorism Efforts

The OIG is conducting an audit of the BOP's counterterrorism efforts. The preliminary objectives are to review the BOP’s policies, procedures, and practices for monitoring communications of inmates with known or suspected ties to domestic and foreign terrorism and its efforts to prevent further radicalization among its inmate population.

BOP’s Management of its Female Inmate Population

The OIG is reviewing the BOP’s management of its female inmate population. As part of this review, the OIG will examine trends in the female inmate population between FY 2012 and FY 2016, the BOP’s implementation of its Management of Female Offenders program statement, and the impact of the 2013 decision to convert Federal Correctional Institution Danbury to a male institution.

Contract Awarded to Correct Care Solutions, LLC for the Federal Correctional Complex in Coleman, Florida

The OIG is auditing a BOP contract awarded to Correct Care Solutions, LLC. The objectives of the audit are to assess the BOP's award and administration of the contract, and Correct Care Solutions, LLC’s performance and compliance with the terms, conditions, laws, and regulations applicable to this contract in the areas of: (1) contractor performance; (2) billings and payments; and (3) contract management, oversight, and monitoring.

DOJ's Compliance with the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006, as amended by the DATA Act of 2014

The OIG is examining DOJ's compliance with reporting requirements under the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act, as amended by the DATA Act. Through memorandum M-15-12, Increasing Transparency of Federal Spending by Making Federal Spending Data Accessible, Searchable, and Reliable, the Office of Management and Budget provided guidance to federal agencies on the requirements that agencies must employ pursuant to the DATA Act. The OIG will review a statistically valid sampling of the fiscal year 2019 spending data submitted, and submit to Congress and make publicly available a report assessing the completeness, timeliness, quality, and accuracy of the data sampled.

Perimeter Security Contract Awarded to DeTekion Security Systems, Inc.

The OIG is conducting an audit of a perimeter security contract awarded by the BOP to DeTekion Security Systems, Inc. The preliminary objectives are to: (1) determine whether the BOP adhered to federal regulations during the contract award and administration processes, (2) assess the adequacy of BOP’s contract oversight, and (3) determine if DeTekion Security Systems, Inc., properly invoiced the government and complied with the terms and conditions of the contract award.

Residential Reentry Center Contracts Awarded to Reynolds & Associates, Inc.

The OIG is auditing three BOP contracts awarded to Reynolds & Associates, Inc., for the RRC located in Washington, D.C. The objective of the audit is to assess the BOP’s administration of and Reynolds & Associates, Inc.’s performance and compliance with the terms, conditions, laws, and regulations applicable to these contracts.

Review of Department of Justice's Implementation of the Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013

We will review the Department of Justice's actions to implement the Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013 since the law's enactment in December 2014.

Review of the Department's Clemency Initiative

The OIG is assessing the Department’s clemency process, as well as its implementation and management of the Clemency Initiative. This review will focus on the period from fiscal year 2014 to January 2017 and will assess the procedures utilized by the Department and the impact of the Department's criteria for prioritizing commutation petitions.

Review of the Federal Bureau of Prisons' and U.S. Marshals Service's Pharmaceutical Drug Costs for Inmates and Detainees

The OIG is conducting a review of the BOP's and USMS's pharmaceutical drug costs for inmates and detainees. This review will examine the budgetary impact of pharmaceutical drugs on the BOP and USMS, as well as their processes for obtaining pharmaceutical drugs.

Updated: April 2018