All of Federal Prisons are on Lockdown after Nationwide Protests against the Killing of George Floyd
Lockdown is strictest since mass rioting in federal prisons in 1995
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is under a lockdown as part of additional security measures put in place amid the nationwide protests that have broken out in response to the death of George Floyd.
The lockdown is the strictest the BOP has implemented since the agency’s response to mass rioting at its facilities 25 years ago.
Unlike the 1995 lockdown, the agency stressed that the move was precautionary and not in reaction to events occurring in its facilities.
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