Swalwell, Female Lawmakers Call For Investigation | Regional/CA News


Alameda County — Tri-Valley Rep. Eric Swalwell has joined seven female Congress members in calling for a federal investigation into “disturbing and extensive sexual abuse and misconduct complaints” made by inmates at the Federal Correctional Institution Dublin. (FCI Dublin.)

The group sent a letter to Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz asking that he look into whether FCI Dublin is in compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), which requires federal prison officials to take measures to prevent, respond and report on sexual misconduct behind bars.

Additionally, the lawmakers wrote to Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Michael Carvajal asking that he provide data on sexual misconduct complaints and offer an…

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