We are an agency like no other.

We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure, and provide reentry programming to ensure their successful return to the community.

216,312 Inmates

Our agency is responsible for the custody and care of federal inmates.

80% Do Not Return

A majority of federal inmates successfully transition to the community.

39,006 Employees

We ensure the security of federal prisons and provide inmates with programs and services that model mainstream values.