Publications

We publish several documents to provide a concise overview of our organization
and to assist the public in understanding specific agency topics.

Federal Prisons Journal Publication
Reentering Your Community
New in 2016, this handbook for former inmates contains useful checklists, available services, helpful tools, and many other reentry resources.
Also available in Spanish:  Manual de Reinserción En La Comunidad
Making Changes
Making Changes
New in 2016, this publication highlights programs, events, inmate reentry stories, and more to showcase the various ways the Bureau supports inmates in making a successful transition to the community.
Then & Now
Then & Now
New in 2015, this publication highlights the outstanding work our agency does to maintain safe and secure prisons and prepare inmates for a productive and crime-free return to the community.
About the BOP Publication
About the Bureau of Prisons
This publication provides a brief history of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, information on various inmate programs, and other general information about the Bureau.
Federal Prisons Journal Publication
Federal Prisons Journal
Starting from the summer of 1989, this professional journal has included articles and interviews on Bureau programs, initiatives, correctional management, and history. The last issue was published in 1994.