The escapes and ultimate death and capture of inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat, respectively, were supposed to have prompted a clean-up in the Clinton Correctional Facility. There were suspensions, leaves, and retirements aplenty as myriad failures in prison protocol were revealed. The FBI also launched an investigation into the facility’s operations over accusations of…

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By Christopher Zoukis On Wednesday, February 19, 2014, federal prisoner James Booker, 37, escaped from Satellite Prison Camp Lompoc in Lompoc, California.*1  SPC Lompoc is a minimum-security federal prison that, as of February 27, 2014, housed 466 male federal prisoners. Booker, sentenced to 104 months in federal prison for possession of crack cocaine with intent…

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