One of the Metropolitan Correctional Center guards assigned to Jeffrey Epstein was not even a correctional officer, according to the AP. They reported, “A person familiar with operations at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself says one of the two people guarding him the night he died wasn’t a correctional officer.
The person wasn’t authorized to disclose information about the investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Federal prisons facing shortages of fully trained guards have resorted to having other types of support staff fill in for correctional officers, including clerical workers and teachers.”
It is not clear what job the “guard” typically worked, but this was potentially a teacher who was assigned to guard one of the most important inmates in the country. The federal government is literally crumbling from the bottom up, the middle management and top down.