BOP PPRS Prison Match™ implements appropriate prison-matched data points based on:

3. Lastly, they are just not available.

    • How then would you determine what similar (equivalent) substitution would be appropriate?
  • Established Data Points for federal sentence length and BOP Placement are based on:
  • Additionally, we include:
    • Content where there is a specific interest in learning an occupation or trade or
    • Getting a job in  UNICOR (if available, listed on the last page of the UNICOR link).
  • The Washington DC Corrections and Information Council (CIC) independently evaluates BOP Facilities that,
    • House DC residents, and therefore contains a broader range of prison-specific information
    • This additional content benefits all defendants, both DC and Non-DC residents alike, as they face their sentencing hearing.
    • While efforts are made to place a defendant close to home (within 500 driving miles of their legal residence), this as I understand is aspirational on the part of the BOP, although with the passage of the FSA it is a requirement.


Catholic University Law Review; “Dog Training Programs support inmate rehabilitation”.

Military: Is your client a Veteran?

  • If possible, connect your client with a facility that caters to veterans. FCI Morgantown started a Veterans to Veterans Service Dog Training Program in 2011.
  • The Participants that are federally imprisoned military veterans are housed in a special wing, which is responsible for training service guide dogs, for veterans who have mobility impairments and/or Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD).

Military prisons with service dog training programs

  • NAVCONBRIG Miramar (aka Joint Regional Correctional Facility Southwest)
  • NW Joint Regional Correctional Facility Ft. Lewis Washington
  • Military Prison at Fort Leavenworth

Once their training is complete, these dogs are placed with veterans in the community who have:


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