Directory of Federal Prisons

The Directory of Federal Prisons:’s Federal Bureau of Prisons Directory by Christopher Zoukis and Dr. Randall Radic (Middle Street Publishing, 2014) is the most trusted electronic directory of contact information and character profiles for every federal prison and private prison which houses federal prison inmates.

The Directory provides readers with every available contact point for each profiled federal prison (official and inmate contact points) along with concise, yet useful character information profiles for every profiled prison facility.

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What Does the Directory of Federal Prisons Contain?

The Directoryof Federal Prisonsis a different type of information directory. While the Directory presents the official and inmate contact information and basic character profiles for every federal prison and private prison that houses federal prison inmates, it is a living, evolving electronic guidebook. Through the employment of ebook technologies, the Directory will be updated at a moment’s notice. Thus, the Directory of Federal Prisonswill always contain only the latest information and can always be trusted for the right information the first time. The Directory simply helps readers to stay connected to those in federal prison.

Who is the Target Audience for the Directory?

The Directory of Federal Prisons was developed for attorneys, family members and friends of federal prisoners, journalists, government officials, prison administrators, prison volunteers, correctional educators, and members of the general public. It aims to help these diverse groups quickly and straightforwardly locate the contact information and basic character profile information they desire. With the Directory of Federal Prisons in hand, readers will no longer have to delve through page after page of outdated information on questionable websites to locate the information they seek.

What Contact Information Does the Directory Provide?

The Directory of Federal Prisons presents every public avenue of communication for both prison officials and federal prison inmates in every Federal Bureau of Prisons facility and contract private prison. These avenues include:

  • Official Street and Mailing Address
  • Official Email Address
  • Official Telephone Number
  • Official Fax Number
  • Inmate Correspondence Address

What is Included in the Character Profiles?

The Directory of Federal Prisonsprofiles every federal prison and private contract facility. These basic character profiles help readers to understand various top-level categorizations of each prison. The following information is included in each prison’s profile:

  • Gender of Prisoners
  • Security Level
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Region
  • Federal Judicial District
  • Federal Prison Inmate Population
  • If there is an adjacent Satellite Prison Camp

How is the Directory of Federal Prisons Organized?

The Directory is organized in a way so that readers can quickly, and easily, locate the contact and profile information they desire. All users have to do is open the Table of Contents and click on the name of the prison they are seeking and they will be taken directly to the prison’s profile.

If the reader isn’t certain of the name of the federal prison, they can either flip to
or click on the region that the prison is contained in, and then can scroll through the alphabetical list of prison profiles for prisons contained within that region.

And still, if the reader isn’t sure of the name of the prison or what Federal Bureau of Prisons’ region it is contained within, they can use the following appendices to help refine and target their search:

  • Appendix 1: Federal Prisons Divided by Region
  • Appendix 2: Alphabetical List of Federal Prisons
  • Appendix 3: Federal Prisons Housing Female Inmates
  • Appendix 4: Federal Prisons Divided by Security Level
  • Appendix 5: Satellite Prison Camps

Directory of Federal Prisons Authors

Christopher Zoukis

Christopher Zoukis — founder of and the Education Behind Bars Newsletter — is the author of Education Behind Bars (Sunbury Press, 2012) and the forthcoming College for Convicts(McFarland & Company, 2015). He’s a regular contributing writer at Prison Legal News, AND Magazine, and Blog Critics, along with enjoying article and book review placements in the Midwest Book Review, The Kansas City Star, and The Sacramento Bee, amongst other noteworthy publications. Mr. Zoukis can be found online at,, and

Dr. Randall Radic

Dr. Randall Radic — Senior Editor and Chief Operating Officer at Middle Street Publishing — is the author of seven nonfiction books. Chief among these are Blood In, Blood Out: The Violent Empire of the Aryan Brotherhood (Headpress, 2010), A Priest in Hell: Gangs, Murder and Snitching in a California Jail (ECW Press, 2009), Gone to Hell:True Crimes of America’s Clergy (ECW Press, 2009), and **Terminal Disaster: Inside the Money Machine (Sunbury Press, 2012). He has appeared on A&E Television and National Public Radio (NPR) discussing America’s prison gangs and the substantial social and fiscal benefits of educating prisoners. Dr. Radic can be found regularly contributing to and

List of Included Federal Prisons

The Directory of Federal Prisons:’s Federal Bureau of Prisons Facility Directory profiles every federal prison and private contract facility which houses federal prison inmates. Below is a list of every prison profiled within the Directory, divided by security level:

Minimum Security Federal Prisons

  • FPC Alderson
  • FCI Aliceville-SPC
  • FCI Ashland-SPC
  • USP Atlanta-SPC
  • USP Atwater-SPC
  • FCI Bastrop-SPC
  • USP Beaumont-SPC
  • FCI Beckley-SPC
  • FCI Bennettsville-SPC
  • FCI Berlin-SPC
  • USP Big Sandy-SPC
  • FCI Big Spring-SPC
  • FPC Bryan
  • FCI Butner Low-SPC
  • USP Canaan-SPC
  • FMC Carswell-SPC
  • FCI Coleman Medium-SPC
  • FCI Cumberland-SPC
  • FCI Danbury-SPC
  • FCI Devens-SPC
  • FCI Dublin-SPC
  • FPC Duluth
  • FCI Edgefield-SPC
  • FCI El Reno-SPC
  • FCI Elkton-SPC
  • FCI Englewood-SPC
  • FCI Estill-SPC
  • FCI Fairton-SPC
  • FCI Florence-SPC
  • FCI Forrest City-SPC
  • FCI Fort Dix-SPC
  • FCI Gilmer-SPC
  • FCI Greenville-SPC
  • USP Hazelton-SPC
  • FCI Herlong-SPC
  • FCI Jesup-SPC
  • USP Leavenworth-SPC
  • USP Lee-SPC
  • USP Lewisburg-SPC
  • FMC Lexington-SPC
  • USP Lompoc-SPC
  • FCI Loretto-SPC
  • FCI Manchester-SPC
  • FCI Marianna-SPC
  • USP Marion-SPC
  • USP McCreary-SPC
  • FCI McDowell-SPC
  • FCI McKean-SPC
  • FCI Memphis-SPC
  • FCI Mendota-SPC
  • FCI Miami-SPC
  • FPC Montgomery
  • FCI Morgantown
  • FDC Oakdale-SPC
  • FCI Otisville-SPC
  • FCI Oxford-SPC
  • FCI Pekin-SPC
  • FPC Pensacola
  • FCI Petersburg Low-SPC
  • FCI Phoenix-SPC
  • USP Pollock-SPC
  • FCI Schuylkill-SPC
  • FCI Seagoville-SPC
  • FCI Sheridan-SPC
  • FCI Talladega-SPC
  • FCI Terre Haute-SPC
  • FCI Texarkana-SPC
  • FCI Three Rivers-SPC
  • USP Tucson-SPC
  • FCI Victorville-SPC
  • FCI Williamsburg-SPC
  • FPC Yankton
  • FCI Yazoo City-SPC

Low Security Federal Prisons

  • FCI Aliceville
  • FCI Allenwood Low
  • FCI Ashland
  • FCI Bastrop
  • FCI Beaumont Low
  • FCI Big Spring
  • FCI Butner Low
  • FCI Coleman Low
  • FCI Danbury
  • FCI Dublin
  • FCI Elkton
  • FCI Englewood
  • FCI Forrest City
  • FCI Fort Dix
  • FCI Jesup-Federal Satellite Low
  • FCI La Tuna
  • FCI Lompoc
  • FCI Loretto
  • FCI Miami
  • FCI Milan
  • FCI Oakdale
  • FCI Petersburg Low
  • FCI Safford
  • FCI Sandstone
  • FCI Seagoville
  • FCI Tallahassee
  • FCI Terminal Island
  • FCI Texarkana
  • FCI Waseca
  • FCI Yazoo City

Medium Security Federal Prisons

  • FCI Allenwood Medium
  • USP Atlanta
  • FCI Beaumont Medium
  • FCI Beckley
  • FCI Bennettsville
  • FCI Berlin
  • FCI Butner Medium 1
  • FCI Butner Medium 2
  • FCI Coleman Medium
  • FCI Cumberland
  • FCI Edgefield
  • FCI El Reno
  • FCI Estill
  • FCI Fairton
  • FCI Florence
  • FCI Forrest City Medium
  • FCI Fort Worth
  • FCI Gilmer
  • FCI Greenville
  • FCI Herlong
  • FCI Jesup
  • USP Leavenworth
  • FCI Manchester
  • FCI Marianna
  • FCI Marion
  • FCI McDowell
  • FCI McKean
  • FCI Memphis
  • FCI Mendota
  • FCI Otisville
  • FCI Oxford
  • FCI Pekin
  • FCI Petersburg Medium
  • FCI Phoenix
  • FCI Pollock Medium
  • FCI Ray Brook
  • FCI Schuylkill
  • FCI Sheridan
  • FCI Talladega
  • FCI Terre Haute
  • FCI Three Rivers
  • FCI Tucson
  • FCI Victorville 1
  • FCI Victorville 2
  • FCI Williamsburg
  • FCI Yazoo City Medium

High Security Federal Prisons

  • USP Allenwood
  • USP Atwater
  • USP Beaumont
  • USP Big Sandy
  • USP Canaan
  • USP Coleman 1
  • USP Coleman 2
  • USP Florence
  • USP Hazelton
  • USP Lee
  • USP Lewisburg
  • USP Lompoc
  • USP McCreary
  • USP Pollock
  • USP Terre Haute
  • USP Tucson
  • USP Victorville

Administrative Security Federal Prisons

  • MDC Brooklyn
  • FMC Butner
  • FMC Carswell
  • MCC Chicago
  • FMC Devens
  • USP Florence-ADMAX
  • MDC Guaynabo
  • FDC Honolulu
  • FDC Houston
  • FMC Lexington
  • MDC Los Angeles
  • FDC Miami
  • MCC New York
  • FDC Oakdale
  • FTC Oklahoma City
  • FDC Philadelphia
  • FMC Rochester
  • MDC San Diego
  • FDC Sea Tac
  • MCFP Springfield

Where Can the Directory of Federal Prisons be Purchased?

The Directory of Federal Prisons:’s Federal Bureau of Prisons Facility Directory by Christopher Zoukis and Dr. Randall Radic can be purchased wherever ebooks are sold.