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In this courtroom drawing, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, appears in a New York courtroom on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, after being extradited by Mexico to face federal drug trafficking and other charges. Guzman entered a not-guilty plea through his court-appointed lawyer and will be held without bail in a jail that has handled terror suspects and mobsters. From left are, Federal Judge James Orenstein; Assistant US Attorney Patricia Notopoulos; Federal Defender Michael Schneider, Federal Defender Michelle Gelernt, partially obscured; and the defendant. The three men at rear are Deputy U.S. Marshals.  (Elizabeth Williams via AP)

“It’s got extra security above and beyond what you would have in a restricted housing area,” second only to the super-maximum security prison in Florence, Colorado, said Catherine Linaweaver, who served as the lockup’s warden for 15 months before retiring in 2014. “There is no other unit in the Bureau of Prisons like the high-security unit in New York.”