Justice Department to probe power outage at Brooklyn detention center

AmNews Staff Reports | 2/4/2019, 10:13 a.m.
The U.S. Department of Justice said Sunday it will work with the Bureau of Prisons to examine what happened at ...
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The U.S. Department of Justice said Sunday it will work with the Bureau of Prisons to examine what happened at a federal detention center in Brooklyn that had lost heat and electricity last week and to ensure that it has a backup system in place.

"In the coming days, the Department will work with the Bureau of Prisons to examine what happened and ensure the facility has the power, heat and backup systems in place to prevent the problem from re-occurring," said Wyn Hornbuckle, deputy director of public affairs for the Justice Department.

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