This section provides the public access to Bureau
news articles, reports, and information that might be of interest.
Compassionate Release/Reduction in Sentence (RIS) (08/12/13):
Today the Attorney General announced the Department of Justice's "Smart on Crime" initiative, a comprehensive review of the criminal justice system to ensure
federal laws are enforced more fairly and resources are used most efficiently. Included in the initiative is a change to the Bureau of
Prisons' Compassionate Release/Reduction in Sentence (RIS) policy.
Last updated: August 12, 2013