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

Then & Now
Then & Now
New in 2015, this annual 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.