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McCreadie solicits input from Bureau of Prisons director

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 by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - Senator Brant McCreadie is inviting the director of the federal Bureau of Prisons to provide assistance and expertise in formulating a strategic plan for the Department of Corrections' future. He sent a letter to Charles Samuels, Jr. this week. MCcreadie says following a roundtable and DepCor tour this month, a determination was made that guidance is needed from industry experts.

In the meantime, Vice Speaker B.J. Cruz, introduced legislation authorizing the governor a half-million dollars in transfer authority to address a recent federal court order that was signed setting deadlines for DepCor to implement plans to provide adequate medical, dental and mental health care to inmates and detainees as well for the prison to fix its electronic locking systems.

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