Kathleen Hawk Sawyer Is Back As Director of Bureau of Prisons
Date:  08-26-2019

US Attorney General appalled by Jeffrey Epstein’s death under acting director
From Reason:

Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons today, nine days after billionaire Jeffrey Epstein died in a federal jail in Manhattan.

The Justice Department announced in a press release today that Barr is appointing Kathleen Hawk Sawyer as director of the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), replacing acting director Hugh Hurwitz, who will return to his former position as an assistant director.

Hawk Sawyer previously served as director from 1992 to 2003, overlapping with Barr's previous tenure as attorney general, from 1991 to 1993. Continue reading >>>